So what do you think the future will look like? Is the New Jerusalem urban or rural? Is our future to be a dystopia like Bladerunner or a heavenly garden?
I have long been impressed by the positive approach that the Transition movement takes to dealing with peak Oil. They start by trying to envision what the local community would look like in the best of all worlds and then developing a plan to get there. Their focus is on what WE can do rather than on what THEY should do. The vision below is typical of a Transition approach: