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    Jerome a Paris

    you and your car need the same fuel.  What extra you need are the nutrients.

    "I am awash in goddesses!"

    by Marc in KS on Mon Feb 26, 2007 at 10:39:01 AM PST

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    •  Fuel Oil (1+ / 0-)
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      Jerome a Paris

      Or, to put it another way, crude petroleum can be thought of as nothing but really really rancid vegetable oil.  If we still want to use oil-based energy, once we finish tapping nature's garbage dumps we've got no choice but to move on to fresher stuff.

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