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"If you've eaten poison, you must get rid of the substances that are making you ill. Let us then, apply the stomach pump to the doctrines of economic growth that we have been force-fed for decades." [1]

"We cannot have too many people alive simultaneously lest we destroy carrying capacity and thereby reduce the number of lives possible in all subsequent time periods."[citation needed]

"Environmental degradation is an iatrogenic disease induced by economic physicians who treat the basic malady of unlimited wants by prescribing unlimited growth.... Yet one certainly does not cure a treatment-induced disease by increasing the treatment dosage." Daly, H. (2004). The Steady-State Economy. In Eds. S.M. Wheeler and T. Beatley pp.47-52. "The Sustainable Urban Development Reader". Routledge Urban Reader Series. isbn 041531187X

"Current economic growth has uncoupled itself from the world and has become irrelevant. Worse, it has become a blind guide."

Peak oil is not an energy crisis. It is a liquid fuel crisis.
by Starvid on Fri Jul 25th, 2008 at 01:05:34 PM EST
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