Re: The International Forum on Globalization - More suitable for Halloween than Valentines...

From: Al Billings (
Date: Tue Feb 06 2001 - 14:02:24 MST

 Terry writes:

> "We believe that the creation of a more equitable economic order will
> require new international agreements that place the needs of people, local
> economies and the natural world ahead of the interest of corporations."
> They also speak about the "wisdom" of nature. What the heck is that?
> does placing the "needs of the natural world" ahead of the "interest of
> corporations" mean??

 Perhaps it is a disagreement with the "strip mine the planet" mentality of
so many groups interested solely in making a profit immediately rather than
the long term survival and quality of life of the human species?


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