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Response to immoderate (Reply #5)

Sun Jan 20, 2013, 05:43 PM

9. "and their footprint"

 

Which probably requires an immediate recognition we are no longer going to be striving for tomorrow's 2-car garage, iPhone 8 toting tech-Utopia that requires perpetually more production. Otherwise, the day after tomorrow will look like a Doomsday Prepper's dream (and the day after that they die of famine after their food cache runs dry and they choke on their AR15's bullets)

And if that doesn't sound preferable (a future where we all have less wealth and gizmos in this economic engine), maybe we need to start looking at different paradigms that do not include industrial civilization as we know it.

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