Unformatted text preview: 10. A healthy and stable economy and a healthy environment are inseparable goals. 11. Human population growth and increased consumption must give way to stability and equilibrium in order for societies and cultures to continue. 12. From a long-range viewpoint, efforts to modernize underdeveloped countries may be unwise and unrealistic, since they are often presently closer to a quasi-equilibrium with the environment than are industrialized nations. 13. Some people and countries are able to indulge in luxuries and exercise affluent practices because the majority of people and the rest of the world are no demanding or getting their full share. 14. Man is stupid. 15. Matter and energy are indestructible, but can be readily transformed to less desirable, unusable, and even harmful forms....
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- Fall '08
- human population growth, precious natural resource, exercise affluent practices