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“When small men cast big shadows you can be sure the sun is about to set”. Lin Yutang
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Kenneth Boulding from “The Economics of the coming Spaceship Earth”, 1966 !
“The closed earth of the future requires economic principles which are somewhat different from those of the open earth of the past. I am tempted to call the open economy the "cowboy economy," The closed economy of the future might similarly be called the "spaceman" economy, in which the earth has become a single spaceship,..”
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