Uploaded on Dec 14, 2010
“I heartily recommend this documentary. It should be watched by every citizen of the U.S.” – Dale Allen Pfeiffer. Author “Eating Fossil Fuels”. Please visit: http://oilsmokeandmirrors.com/ and purchase a copy of the DVD or send the producers of this film a donation, to help support future productions of this caliber in the future.
“Oil Smoke & Mirrors” offers a sobering critique of our perceived recent history, of our present global circumstances, and of our shared future in light of imminent, under-reported and mis-represented energy production constraints.
Through a series of impressively candid, informed and articulate interviews, this film argues that the bizzare events surrounding the 9/11 attacks, and the equally bizzare prosecution of the so-called “war on terror”, can be more credibly understood in the wider context of an imminent and critical divergence between available global oil aupply and and global oil demand.
The picture “Oil, Smoke & Mirrors” paints is one of a tragically hyper-mediated global-political culture, which, for whatever reason, demonstrably disassociates itself from the values it claims to represent.
While the ideas presented in this film can at first seem daunting, it’s ultimate assertion is that these challenges can indeed be met and surpassed, if, but only if, we can find the courage to perceive them.
“Oil, Smoke & Mirrors” is an independent production. The producer has neither association with, nor membership of, any political organisation.
Additional Links for getting educated on Oil:
A great article I read in Boston Bimmer Magazine:
(This guy knows his stuff)
Absolutely you must read a book called “The Prize” – By Daniel Yergin
I am going to try to upload the PBS documentary here to YouTube for education purposes, but otherwise you can find it posted on Disclose.tv Just search for “The History of Oil Money Power and Corruption”