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AntonioOfVenice 28 points ago +28 / -0

High fossil fuel prices keep the serf/peasant class down, which is why Prince Charles flies all over the world whining about how the peasants flying is ruining the planet.

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borga 20 points ago +20 / -0

Grifters, groomers and pedophiles. I stop reading Ars in the easy 2000s.

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elleand202 6 points ago +6 / -0

Ars tries really hard to distance itself from Dr. Pizza.

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TentElephant 12 points ago +12 / -0

Good thing the only fossil fuel is coal. Oil is renewable.

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DangerCat 2 points ago +2 / -0

I wish I could get some reliable data on this abiotic theory of oil. Since they find oil at enormous depths, it's unlikely that it's a 'fossil fuel'. But I'd like some data in the vein of: these oil fields in Pennsylvania, long thought exhausted, re-filled within 25 years.

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TentElephant 1 point ago +1 / -0

If you find anything let me know. All I know is that the the fossil fuel theory is obvious garbage, and oil seems to be a magical gift from the earth. I'm OK with not having a complete theory for everything, although it would certainly be nice to have a better understanding.

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Pandelume 9 points ago +9 / -0

Everything is shipped via fossil fuels. The price of shipping increasing makes the price of ALL goods rise. Couple that with inflation and now you're squeezing the middle class even further. The system cannot be sustained this way and they know it.

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WhitePhoenix 8 points ago +8 / -0

Read the full thing.

Also check the comments. The comments are ROASTING the fucker writer.

They're claiming this is to penalize oil companies, and what's the big deal right. You'll get all your money back as a tax refund during tax season!

Do these retarded fucking idiot fucks not realize keeping gas prices high hurts EVERYONE, AND IT DISPROPORTIONATELY HURTS THE WORKING CLASS THE MOST?

One of them even points out that this article is written by someone who is rich and has EVs aka from a "very high high tower"

Thank god there's sanity there even among leftists.

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LauriThorne 5 points ago +5 / -0

Why would I get money back on my tax return because of high gas prices? By buying an EV that I can't afford even with the tax "credit"?

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The_Shadow_of_Intent 1 point ago +1 / -0

Even if you can afford it, not sure it would be worth anything in 10 years when the battery dies

I mean cars are the most famous depreciating asset*, but they're not that bad

*if you have the right model of car you can actually hold or increase your value

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LauriThorne 2 points ago +2 / -0

I could, theoretically keep my 2014 charger running indefinitely through parts and even a full drive train and/or engine swap from junked cars.

Those batts are fucked once they're dead, unless someone does the smart thing and makes hot swappable batteries in series.

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FuckGenderPolitics 8 points ago +8 / -0

Is that why they love kiddy diddlers like Peter Bright so much? Because they groom kids into being alphabet people so they won't reproduce and "harm the planet"?

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realerfunction 6 points ago +6 / -0

fuck the planet

i'd rather have no planet than the wef dystopia

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ApparentlyImAHeretic 2 points ago +2 / -0

The plebians have been using to much fuel, which belongs to their betters. Time to adjust their mobility privileges.

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GEB_SEER 2 points ago +2 / -0

Until there is a hoverboard in my possession I don't want to hear it.