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Not Even a Pencil Could Exist without Fossil Fuels

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08/27/2023Connor Mortell

Leonard Read's famous "I, Pencil" explained the workings of the market in terms of the creation of a simple pencil. However, we should not forget that the reviled fossil fuels are involved at every turn.

Original Article: "Not Even a Pencil Could Exist without Fossil Fuels"

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Connor Mortell

Connor Mortell received his BBA in finance from Texas Christian University and his MBA from Florida State University. Connor worked as a legislative aide in the Florida House of Representatives from 2019 to 2021 and then spent two years working as a teacher, initially teaching kindergarten and first grade, later teaching middle and high school. Connor was a 2023 summer fellow in residence at the Mises Institute and is currently a PhD student at Texas Tech University.

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Not Even a Pencil Could Exist without Fossil Fuels