For those of us who live in the more industrialized areas of the world—particularly in the United States—it is difficult to appreciate the unique character of the industrial and social evolution in which we are participating... Out of this experience it is not surprising that we have come to regard continual growth and increase as being the normal order of things.
An understanding of these processes is essential if we are to appreciate the significance of energy resources in determining what is possible and what is impossible in human affairs.
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Bronner, M.E. The road to Q-infinity. Popul Environ 17, 373–390 (1996). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02208416
- Social Evolution
- Energy Resource
- Industrialize Area
- Unique Character
- Normal Order