People consider themselves to be special. They are civilized and live in civilizations. One benefit of this is the ability to focus energy upon specialization rather than expending it upon gathering food and defending a home. The following links describe more of energy and its association to civilization:

  1. Technology’s relationship to energy consumption
  2. Energy disposition for a modern city
  3. Today’s city of Rome, an example.
  4. Energy demands into the future

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