Infinite growth

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I'm thinking skyscrapers weren't very common in his day? lol :thinking:

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It's still his day; just. He'll be 89 in May.

He's the person most responsible for all the wonderful BBC natural history programs.
 
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If we can find a good way to decouple economic growth from environmental pollution and using natural resources then call me mad. :huh:
 

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I'm all for economic growth...

...for those who need it. For the rest (us), it appears to me to be unnecessary, and deserve another name: greed.
 

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Infinite growth is what is destroying this planet. Too much of everything; people, technology, urban sprawls, etc.
Most people nowadays wouldn't even see their own parents walking down the street because they're staring at their smart phones. I see it in my own peaceful neighbourhood; people are walking their dogs or taking their babies for a stroll while being glued to their phones. It wasn't so long ago that they took time to watch the wildlife around them. Pity!

Thank you, Bamber, for being one of the few who still takes time to enjoy this big great world! Your pictures are always a delight to me. I wish I could be your guide around my little piece of paradise!


 
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If it was not for infinite growth none of us would be here on this site.
Or use cameras to take pictures or videotape beautiful scenes of nature.

Yet we do and enjoy it.
We are all to blame.



 

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That is the paradox. It's difficult to keep the balance.

But I would say growth, not INFINITE growth.
 
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I wouldn't be me if I do not have and wanted to disagree. :teeth:

Growth was Windows 1.0
And I bet none of us would be happy with that version nowadays. lol

But I agree with you (see I can do it if I try very hard and do my utmost best :teeth:)....it is difficult to keep the balance.
 

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Staying with Windows 1.0 would not have been growth, it would have been stagnation.

Growth is increased function and ability within limits. Infinite growth is cancer.


 

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We're getting into deep territory now.

Infinity is a concept, and by its very definition is unprovable. Constant also indicates never ending, i.e. infinite.

Where does "growth" end and "evolution" start?

I think I just got in over my head.


 
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Here you go........
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Anyway, if it wasn't for growth, infinite or constant, we would not be here and I would not have had the chance to pester you!! :teeth:
Now, how bad would that have been?
 

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I thought infinite growth was when i got sexual excited, but i`m not often right but i wrong again.:nsbapoi:
 

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[QUOTE="LilMissPurrfect, post: 4675661]Here you go........
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Anyway, if it wasn't for growth, infinite or constant, we would not be here and I would not have had the chance to pester you!! :teeth:
Now, how bad would that have been?
[/QUOTE]
Thank you.


I ain't cut out for philosophy, I always end up in deeper than I can manage.
 

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Infinite economic growth is improbable. There are only so many trees to cut down for paper currency. There is only so much ore for making coins, and there is only so much other resources to manufacture credit cards.

What will we do when milk costs $500 per gallon?