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The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels

September 17, 2015

Alex Epstein challenges conventional wisdom about the fossil fuel industry and provides fascinating and controversial moral and sociological arguments about the importance of fossil fuels for human thriving. Epstein is a blogger, past fellow of the Ayn Rand Institute, and the director of the Center for Industrial Progress, a for-profit thank tank he founded to "inspire Americans to embrace industrial progress as a cultural ideal."