The Prologue Blog

A Blog by Dr. Alexander Mirtchev

  • The Making of a Megatrend: Episode 1
    Seven Key Drivers Propelling the Alternative Energy Megatrend To understand why alternative energy developments represent a modern socio-political, techno-economic, and ideological megatrend, it is important to examine the driving forces that propel them. For the sake of simplicity, I have boiled these forces down to 7 key drivers of the megatrend. These driving forces are not only the essence of the alternative energy megatrend, but they also constitute the alternative energy megatrend itself. 1. The insatiable demand for energy  It comes as no surprise that the current and future uptake of renewables correlates with the fluctuating demand and supply of …

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  • The Alternative Energy Megatrend & the Quest for the Philosopher’s Stone
    When explaining the plot of The Prologue to friends and colleagues, a common theme emerged. The alternative energy megatrend is essentially a quest that holds the capacity to break the boundaries of economic laws, open new paths to prosperity, and transcend social strictures. History offers a welcome example of an equally sweeping quest — the search for the Philosopher’s Stone known as the Arcanum.  Indeed, the Arcanum was the undercurrent of bold human endeavors for centuries.  As the alternative energy megatrend carries society forward, humanity’s amazing experience of that other fabled quest for liberating abundance offers an understanding of the …

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