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- n. Plural form of peaknik.
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Aaron Wissner, a Grand Rapids, Mich., middle-school computer instructor, is part of a growing community of so-called peakniks, who are convinced that peak oil production is nigh and that there will be difficult consequences.
While it's worth observing that "peaknik" has typically referred to Peak Oilers, I think it's safe to say that we're all peakniks now.
Instead, peakniks suggest output will soon crest in any number of sectors, followed by an extended or permanent period of decline.
The peakniks suggest output will soon crest in oil, soil and various other things, leading to an extended or permanent period of decline.
But there is hope, whether or not the peakniks like it.