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Fossil Future with Alex Epstein | Starting Strength Radio #234

Mark Rippetoe | October 13, 2023

Rip talks to the author of Fossil Future, Alex Epstein, about the need for increased usage and accessibility of fossil fuels, the advantages of fossil fuel consumption, the impact on global warming, and the role of nuclear energy.

  • 00:33 Alex Epstein
  • 01:26 Fossil Future
  • 04:29 Rip’s position
  • 10:07 Philosophy of science
  • 14:30 Global warming
  • 19:53 Selecting the terminology/Naming the state of things a catastrophe 
  • 26:33 Fear and guilt
  • 31:06 Nuclear energy
  • 41:44 Incentives 
  • 48:38 In conclusion

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