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“We are environmentalists now,” he writes, “in order to promote something called ‘sustainability.’ What does this curious, plastic word mean? … It means sustaining human civilization at the comfort level that the world’s rich people — us — feel is their right, without destroying the ‘natural capital’ or the ‘resource base’ that is needed to do so.”

I cringe at the use of the word "sustainability" anymore, and this is why...from an article by Paul Kingsnorth, here:

http://ning.it/MWOsVB

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