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Welcome, User! Tell us about you
#1
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Hello, 

because there is a spam-user wave hitting the server daily, new users are not allowed to post new threads until I consider them real and serious. But you are allowed to respond to a thread. 
Please use this thread to tell us who you are and why you are interested to join the forum. 

Cheers,
Kai
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#2
Hi Kai and Nicole,

Been following Nicole's work for a few years. Think I initially started falling down the rabbit hole due to some talks by Vinay Gupta, and then I read David Fleming's Lean Logic from which there was no coming back. Nicole's articles in the 2017 TAE primer helped give me a grounding to get a better understanding of the financial system. In a previous life, I was an engineer. Currently working in the smart contracts space because it has some potential to disrupt the ground rules for capitalism. I also follow the energy world closely due to how inter-related it is with the continuation of growth.

Great to see that Nicole has created this site and forum. It feels... timely. Guess I've joined because I think that the dissemination of this type of knowledge, moving the Overton Window of Acceptable Discourse, etc, can start to have an effect on conversations and (eventually) society.

Cheers,
Dizzily
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#3
Hello Dizzily,

Welcome! You are the first registered user so far Smile

Cheers Kai
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#4
Hello Nicole,  I have been aware of both you and Aaron Wissner for quite a while.  I have my own website: https://chasingthesquirrel.com/.

I have been involved in peak oil for twenty years now.  Prior to that I thought the big brains of the world were fixing our big problems and I was just a average guy.  Then I found out America did not have a plan and was stumbling into a blind future.  When I found out I might actually have, in a relative sense, a big brain myself I knew we were in serious trouble.

Currently grounded by COVID in Seattle I follow Extinction Rebellion and bide my time hoping to help expand the movement into America.

I have been enjoying your commentary at Local future and find you very perceptive.  I did not know you had this website until today.
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#5
Hi Nicole, Thanks to you and Aaron we are debt free on a small farm with 400 apple trees in a blue state. We have a solar collector on our barn and a small greenhouse too.  The Local Future streaming videos changed our lives for the better. Thanks!
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#6
Hello All, 

It looks like the forum is about to be activated, now that the news cycle has calmed down a bit. Welcome to anyone who cares to join.

Cheers,

Nicole

(02.05.2021, 16:56)MagicBoy Wrote: Hi Nicole, Thanks to you and Aaron we are debt free on a small farm with 400 apple trees in a blue state. We have a solar collector on our barn and a small greenhouse too.  The Local Future streaming videos changed our lives for the better. Thanks!

You’re welcome Smile I hope to do more videos soon.

(16.12.2020, 14:09)K-Dog Wrote: Hello Nicole,  I have been aware of both you and Aaron Wissner for quite a while.  I have my own website: https://chasingthesquirrel.com/.

I have been involved in peak oil for twenty years now.  Prior to that I thought the big brains of the world were fixing our big problems and I was just a average guy.  Then I found out America did not have a plan and was stumbling into a blind future.  When I found out I might actually have, in a relative sense, a big brain myself I knew we were in serious trouble.

Currently grounded by COVID in Seattle I follow Extinction Rebellion and bide my time hoping to help expand the movement into America.

I have been enjoying your commentary at Local future and find you very perceptive.  I did not know you had this website until today.

I have a few ideas for more videos with several different people. I’m glad people enjoyed the existing ones.

(10.06.2020, 03:02)Dizzily Wrote: Hi Kai and Nicole,

Been following Nicole's work for a few years. Think I initially started falling down the rabbit hole due to some talks by Vinay Gupta, and then I read David Fleming's Lean Logic from which there was no coming back. Nicole's articles in the 2017 TAE primer helped give me a grounding to get a better understanding of the financial system. In a previous life, I was an engineer. Currently working in the smart contracts space because it has some potential to disrupt the ground rules for capitalism. I also follow the energy world closely due to how inter-related it is with the continuation of growth.

Great to see that Nicole has created this site and forum. It feels... timely. Guess I've joined because I think that the dissemination of this type of knowledge, moving the Overton Window of Acceptable Discourse, etc, can start to have an effect on conversations and (eventually) society.

Cheers,
Dizzily
I hope to have better discourse here than is possible on social media, where controversial topics get you banned. There are so many essential topics to cover.
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