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It reflects a prevailing myth that production technology
by Barry Commoner

It reflects a prevailing myth that production technology
is no more amenable to human judgment or social interests
than the laws of thermodynamics,
atomic structure or biological inheritance.
- Barry Commoner

Earth Day 1970 was irrefutable evidence that the American
people understood the environmental threat and wanted action to resolve it.
- Barry Commoner

Environmental concern is now firmly embedded in public life:
in education,
medicine and law; in journalism, literature and art.
- Barry Commoner

The modern assault on the environment began about 50 years ago,
during and immediately after World War II.
- Barry Commoner

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If you can see the light at the end of the tunnel,
you are looking the wrong way.
- Barry Commoner

In every case, the environmental hazards were made
known only by independent scientists,
who were often bitterly opposed by the corporations
responsible for the hazards.
- Barry Commoner

The weapons were conceived and created by a small band
of physicists and chemists;
they remain a cataclysmic threat to the whole of human
society and the natural environment.
- Barry Commoner

 

No action is without its side effects.
- Barry Commoner

Nothing ever goes away.
- Barry Commoner

The AEC had at its command an army of highly skilled scientists.
- Barry Commoner

Seen that way, the wholesale transformation of production
technologies that is mandated by pollution prevention
creates a new surge of economic development.
- Barry Commoner

The environmental crisis is a global problem,
and only global action will resolve it.
- Barry Commoner

It is simply economically impossible to require controls
that even approach zero emissions.
- Barry Commoner

The methods that EPA introduced after 1970 to reduce
air-pollutant emissions worked for a while,
but over time have become progressively less effective.
- Barry Commoner

Environmental quality was drastically improved while
economic activity grew by the simple expedient of removing lead from gasoline -
which prevented it from entering the environment.
- Barry Commoner

The first law of ecology is that everything is related to everything else.
- Barry Commoner

What is needed now is a transformation of the major
systems of production more profound than even the sweeping
post-World War II changes in production technology.
- Barry Commoner

When you fully understand the situation,
it is worse than you think.
- Barry Commoner

My entry into the environmental arena was through the
issue that so dramatically -
and destructively -
demonstrates the link between science and social action:
nuclear weapons.
- Barry Commoner

By adopting the control strategy, the nation's environmental
program has created a built-in antagonism between environmental
quality and economic growth.
- Barry Commoner

As the earth spins through space, a view from above
the North Pole would encompass most of the wealth of the world -
most of its food,
productive machines, doctors, engineers and teachers.
A view from the opposite pole would encompass most of the world's poor.
- Barry Commoner

After all, despite the economic advantage to firms
that employed child labor,
it was in the social interest, as a national policy,
to abolish it - removing that advantage for all firms.
- Barry Commoner

The most meaningful engine of change,
powerful enough to confront corporate power,
may be not so much environmental quality,
as the economic development and growth associated with
the effort to improve it.
- Barry Commoner

The AEC scientists were so narrowly focused on arming
the United States for nuclear war that they failed to perceive facts -
even widely known ones -
that were outside their limited field of vision.
- Barry Commoner

What is new is that environmentalism intensely illuminates
the need to confront the corporate domain at its most
powerful and guarded point -
the exclusive right to govern the systems of production.
- Barry Commoner

The wave of new productive enterprises would provide
opportunities to remedy the unjust distribution of
environmental hazards among economic classes and racial and ethnic communities.
- Barry Commoner

The environmental crisis arises from a fundamental fault:
our systems of production -
in industry,
agriculture, energy and transportation -
essential as they are,
make people sick and die.
- Barry Commoner

Life is a reflection of intent.
Love reflects love.
Hate reflects hate.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When I'm trusting and being myself...
everything in my life reflects this
by falling into place easily, often miraculously.
- Shakti Gawain

Love reflects love.
Hate reflects hate.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more.
- Thomas Jefferson

There are two ways of spreading light:
to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.
- Edith Wharton

Advertising reflects the mores of society,
but it does not influence them.
- David Ogilvy

I am convinced, the way one plays chess always reflects
the player's personality.
If something defines his character, then it will also
define his way of playing.
- Vladimir Kramnik

A premium in the oil price of somewhere between 10
to 15 dollars a barrel reflects this heightened anxiety.
- Daniel Yergin

I don't think voters give a hoot about the character
of their political advisors,
except to the extent that character reflects on the candidates.
- Bob Woodward

The trust of the people in the leaders reflects the
confidence of the leaders in the people.
- Paulo Freire

The fact that my female characters have strong personalities
but are also physically attractive probably reflects
the women I've known in my life.
- Sidney Sheldon

Beauty is how you feel inside, and it reflects in your eyes.
It is not something physical.
- Sophia Loren

No, my work does not reflect my sexual preferences,
it reflects the fact that I feel total freedom as an artist.
- Patti Smith

The intellect of the wise is like glass;
it admits the light of heaven and reflects it.
- Augustus Hare

It's nice to finally have a CD out which reflects my songwriting,
my singing and the band that I have.
- Mick Taylor

We want people to experience art and think about it.
The art reflects our time, it is about our culture.
- David Elliott

The genius of our country is improvisation,
and jazz reflects that.
It's our great contribution to the arts.
- Ken Burns

Ordinary readers, forgive my paradoxes:
one must make them when one reflects;
and whatever you may say,
I prefer being a man with paradoxes than a man with prejudices.
- Jean-Jacques Rousseau

This nation's 23 million small businesses need a budget
that reflects their value to the economy.
- Solomon Ortiz

The recent fascination, I think, reflects the shift
in approach by law enforcement officials to embrace
technology as wholeheartedly as the rest of the world.
- Jeffery Deaver

The Pledge of Allegiance reflects the truth that faith
in God has played a significant role in America since
the days of the founding of our country.
- Randy Neugebauer

This radical transformation of world power relationships
reflects primarily in the case of both the USA and
the USSR the growth of the productive forces.
- Earl Browder

Domestic inflation reflects domestic monetary policy.
- Martin Feldstein

The effort to blur the lines between Guantanamo and
Abu Ghraib reflects a deep misunderstanding about the
different legal regimes that apply to Iraq and the war against al Qaeda.
- John Yoo

Censorship reflects a society's lack of confidence in itself.
- Potter Stewart

The dumbing down of the country reflects itself on Broadway.
The shows get dumber, and the public gets used to them.
- Stephen Sondheim

Belief in the supernatural reflects a failure of the imagination.
- Edward Abbey

In the hip-hop community, it's about how real are you,
or how strong can you be, and really my music just reflects me.
If you can accept me, then you can accept my music.
- Nick Cannon

Whether the story reflects the facts is obviously a different matter.
- Kenneth Starr

When I'm trusting and being myself as fully as possible,
everything in my life reflects this by falling into place easily,
often miraculously.
- Shakti Gawain

It is my pleasure to support a candidate who truly
reflects our values and highest ideals.
- Martin Sheen

There is nothing funny about Halloween.
This sarcastic festival reflects, rather,
an infernal demand for revenge by children on the adult world.
- Jean Baudrillard

In general it can be said that a nation's art is greatest
when it most reflects the character of its people.
- Edward Hopper

I unfortunately don't speak French, but my wife is now fluent in English,
which really reflects rather badly on me.
- Sean Connery

I completely take on the risk, the poker game,
which being an artist means, and I'm going to try to
make a film which honestly reflects what I have in my head.
- Antonio Banderas

People see that I have my own voice,
my own opinion,
my own likes.
The album really reflects that.
- Deborah Cox

Cinema reflects culture and there is no harm in adapting technology,
but not at the cost of losing your originality.
- Jackie Chan

He is the best man who, when making his plans,
fears and reflects on everything that can happen to him,
but in the moment of action is bold.
- Herodotus

A writer's work often reflects what he or she has been exposed to in life;
experiences which are the groundwork of a poem or a story.
- Eyvind Johnson

Science without respect for human life is degrading
to us all and reflects a hollow and deceptive philosophy,
a philosophy that we as a people should never condone.
- Nathan Deal

How can anybody learn anything from an artwork when
the piece of art only reflects the vanity of the artist and not reality?
- Lou Reed

We don't care really about children as a society and
television reflects that indifference to children as human beings.
- Bill Moyers

In Iran I think nobody loses their job because of making
a statement that reflects their opinion.
From this point of view, conditions in Iran are far
better than in many other places in the world.
- Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

These are clothes my friends and I could wear.
This ain't Prada.
I don't want to be one of those celebrities that slaps
their name on a label and collects royalty checks.
Everything on that runway reflects me.
- Nicky Hilton


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