Posted by: amygdala | March 16, 2009

Real wealth is something you can pass on

“We created a way of raising standards of living that we can’t
possibly pass on to our children.
 
“You can get this burst of wealth that we have created from this
rapacious behavior. But it has to collapse, unless adults stand
up and say, `This is a Ponzi scheme. We have not generated real
wealth, and we are destroying a livable climate …’ Real wealth
is something you can pass on in a way that others can enjoy.”
 
– Joe Romm, a physicist and climate expert who writes the blog
 climateprogress.org, quoted by Thomas Friedman in The New York
 Times, March 7, 2009.

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