The Turning Point
As Henderson writes,”They tell us about the sparkling dishes and clothes, but forget to mention the loss of those sparkling rivers and lakes.”
Private profits are being made increasingly at public costs in the deterioration of the environment and the genral quality of life.
American system of agriculture exerts its inflationary impact on the economy at many levels.Production is achieved with the help of energy intensive machines and by means of heavy doses of oil-based pesticides and fertilizers.these methods not only destroy theorganic balance in th soil and produce poisonous chemical substance in our food but are also yielding ever diminishing returns.
The same is true of animal farming. Most of the grain is eaten by the livestock and then they are eaten by men which lead to obesity and sicknesses.