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"Fortune is conceivable today only in terms of economic value. The striving of nations and individuals is overwhelmingly geared to the attainment of wealth, regardless of the effect on natural resources and personal integrity." (Chapter 1, p. 1)

"We make the word poverty a synonym for calamity, but it is in truth a source of happiness, and however much we may regard it as a calamity, it remains a source of happiness still." Tolstoy (Chapter 2, p. 15)

"Money, the abstract entity extracted from matter, turns upon itself like a caged beast. It clamors for redemption by spirit." (Chapter 4, p. 51)

"Any discussion of world poverty that does not come round to demanding a radical change in our habits of consumption and waste, our tastes, our profligate standard of living, our values generally is a hypocrisy. There are no technical answers to ethical questions. Theodore Rosak, 1972" (Chapter 5, p. 87)

"The wealth demanded by nature is...

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