Sunday, June 04, 2006

New Zealand Green Party co-leader speaks about the lesson of Rapa Nui

Learning from Easter Island - crunch time for planet earth
Speech by Russel Norman, Green Party Co-Leader Green Party AGM, Upper Hutt
Scoop Independent News
June 4, 2006

Now, our society has its own cult of the ever-bigger statue, and it's called the cult of never ending growth in material consumption and GDP. Each year we must build an ever-bigger statue consuming yet more resources taken from the forests and quarries and factories of the four corners of the earth.

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