Well, over at The Oil Drum, Yankee linked to said musings and kicked off a comment thread that ended up containing all sorts of fascinating reflections, some more related to what I actually said than others. Definitely worth a peruse. The thread is capped by this magisterial pronouncement from TOD proprietor Dave (no relation):
All these considerations are inter-related. This question has so many independent variables in it that no meaningful prediction or opinion can really be expressed.
Ha ha, but you can’t stop me, Dave! I have a blog!