The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money, and Power Topics for Discussion

Daniel Yergin
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How insidious was John D. Rockefeller's "plan"?

How did the U.S. attitude towards big business set it aside from the rest of the world?

How might oil have changed the course of the two world wars?

How well have oil embargoes succeeded and how have they failed; that is, how potent is the "oil weapon"?

How has oil technology affected traditional societies in Libya, Saudi Arabia, and Iran?

How did Saddam Hussein resemble Adolf Hitler?

How did OPEC change the world?

Why was the Suez Canal worth going to war over in 1956? Would it still be?

How would you defend environmentalism's slowing of oil consumption? How would you argue against this?

Has oil more clearly brought out humanity's good or evil side?

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