ye peasants

The temporary bounty of fossil fuels has allowed a lot of the former peasants to live like nobles for a time – residing in mansions, moving about in carriages, and having people serve them. Once these sources of energy are depleted, many of these former peasants will be forced to revert back. They will once more have to live in huts, travel on foot, wield their ancestral scythes and sickles to provide their sustenance, and do their own chores.

– Dmitry Orlov

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One thought on “ye peasants

  1. I’ve read this post before and thought “I like that quote – I’m going to quote that quote”

    only now I’m actually leaving a comment to that effect 🙂

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