Here's a good article by Mr. Epstein on the origins of the oil industry which posits - among other things - that oil was originally considered to be as esoteric - and as unlikely to be a candidate for financial success - as solar or wind power today.
(No, the market was nowhere near completely free in the 19th century, but it was much freer than anything that exists today.)
March for Science: Wrong Direction and Speed - I'm late to this party, but there remains something to be said, so I'll say it here. (The first I'd heard of this was a question from my wife about it on t...
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