Peak Wood: Nature Does Impose Limits

Frederick Engels, the social scientist and communist theorist, saw residual issues beyond immediate gain when it came to deforestation:

"Let us not flatter ourselves on account of our human victories over nature. For each such victory nature takes its revenge on us. Each victory, it is true, in the first place brings about the results we expected, but in the second and third places it has quite different, unforeseen effects which only too often cancel the first.">


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Posted: June 3rd, 2010
at 4:53pm by Koookiecrumbles

Categories: green,development

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