Dystopian Author Quotes

June 5, 2020
People don't like railroad tracks near them? We'll see how they feel when the percentage of U.S. citizens who can afford to drive a car goes way down, as it will.

James Howard Kunstler Dystopian Author Quotes#45

James Howard Kunstler People don’t like railroad tracks near them? We’ll see how they feel when the percentage of U.S. citizens who can afford to drive […]
June 5, 2020
In the decades to come, the successful places will tend to be the smaller traditional towns and cities with viable farming hinterlands.

James Howard Kunstler Dystopian Author Quotes#44

James Howard Kunstler In the decades to come, the successful places will tend to be the smaller traditional towns and cities with viable farming hinterlands.
June 5, 2020
The industrial age is over. What follows will be life lived on a much smaller and finer scale.

James Howard Kunstler Dystopian Author Quotes#43

James Howard Kunstler The industrial age is over. What follows will be life lived on a much smaller and finer scale.
June 5, 2020
We will have to make new arrangements, or revive bygone ones. We may, for another example, see the return of the boarding house.

James Howard Kunstler Dystopian Author Quotes#42

James Howard Kunstler We will have to make new arrangements, or revive bygone ones. We may, for another example, see the return of the boarding house.
June 5, 2020
My skills are not of the highest caliber, but I know a thing or two, and I occasionally produce a painting that contains passages of truth and beauty.

James Howard Kunstler Dystopian Author Quotes#41

James Howard Kunstler My skills are not of the highest caliber, but I know a thing or two, and I occasionally produce a painting that contains […]
June 5, 2020
Once energy problems gain traction, there will be a large new class of economic losers, and consequently a lot of social turbulence.

James Howard Kunstler Dystopian Author Quotes#40

James Howard Kunstler Once energy problems gain traction, there will be a large new class of economic losers, and consequently a lot of social turbulence.
June 5, 2020
I think we'll see a leveling off and then a contraction of population, not a continued upward trend.

James Howard Kunstler Dystopian Author Quotes#39

James Howard Kunstler I think we’ll see a leveling off and then a contraction of population, not a continued upward trend.
June 5, 2020
I'm not against Kyoto. I just think it's a fantasy, especially considering China's energy predicament and their coal supplies.

James Howard Kunstler Dystopian Author Quotes#38

James Howard Kunstler I’m not against Kyoto. I just think it’s a fantasy, especially considering China’s energy predicament and their coal supplies.
June 5, 2020
My beef with the alt-fuel people is not the renewable or alt-fuel ideas themselves. Sooner or later, there's no question we're going to have to rely on them. For me, it's an issue of scale.

James Howard Kunstler Dystopian Author Quotes#37

James Howard Kunstler My beef with the alt-fuel people is not the renewable or alt-fuel ideas themselves. Sooner or later, there’s no question we’re going to […]