Better Instead of More

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Better Instead of More

Economics should be a part of life, not a steamroller crushing self-determination and creativity. Economics changes with the times. Once saving was the elixir and then spending was the elixir. The planet is endangered when growth and/or work become fetishes pursued as ends in themselves. Frank Rotering in "Needs and Limits" discusses the reality of "ecological overshoot."

to read Jorg Lessing's article "Better Instead of More" published on 10/4/2011, click on

http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2011/11/412671.shtml

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Why the Web of Life is Dying...

Could you survive with just half of your organs? Think about it. What if you had just half your brain, one kidney, half of your heart, one lung, half a liver and only half of your skin? It would be pretty hard to survive right? Sure, you could survive losing just one kidney or half of your liver, but at some point, losing pieces from all of your organs would be too much and you would die.