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Summary 1 (Daly) - 1 Elise Kim ENGL 101 Fritz Quality over...

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1 Elise Kim ENGL 101 Fritz September 15, 2010 Quality over Quantity In his acceptance speech for the Lifetime Achievement Award Ceremony from the National Council for Science and the Environment, Herman Daly emphasizes how the economy should “develop qualitatively without growing quantitatively- to get better without getting bigger ” (Daly 344). He begins by introducing the two different definitions of economic growth. The first definition is when the economy “physically” grows, and the second definition is when economy “yields a net benefit or a profit” (Daly 342). With these definitions, Daly insists that our current economy is based on “physical” economic growth. Over emphasis on profits, and non-environmental and social causes affect “ the aggregate of pollution, depletion, congestion, and loss of biodiversity” (Daly 343), and it ultimately leads to what Daly calls uneconomic growth, or growth in the second sense. Daly argues that we need to avoid the Ponzi scheme of
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