„The old "red in tooth and claw" view of the natural economy has to be updated. We need a new metaphor for the forest, one that helps us visualize plants both sharing and competing. … Evolution's engine is fired by genetic self-interest, but this manifests itself in cooperative action as well as solo selfishness. The natural economy has as many trade unions as robber barons, as much solidarity as individualistic entrepreneurship.“

"December 3rd — Litter," pages 228-229
The Forest Unseen: A Year's Watch in Nature http://theforestunseen.com/ (2012)

Prevzaté z Wikiquote. Posledná aktualizácia 3. jún 2021. História
David G. Haskell fotka
David G. Haskell8
writer, Biologist 1950

Podobné citáty

Mario Draghi fotka
Linda McQuaig fotka
Dmitry Medvedev fotka

„We are absolutely sure that, without urgent modernisation, the Russian economy has no future, even with the enormous natural resources Russia has.“

—  Dmitry Medvedev Russian Prime Minister and former president 1965

Russia's President Dmitry Medvedev sums up results of the year http://rt.com/Top_News/2009-12-24/medvedev-speech-year-2009.html (24 December 2009)

Marek Żukow-Karczewski fotka

„The importance of oaks both in the economy and in the forest ecosystem is big, but the exceptional part is that this tree plays in the old beliefs and legends.“

—  Marek Żukow-Karczewski Polish historian, journalist and opinion journalist 1961

Oak - the king of the Polish trees, "Aura" 9, 1988-09, p. 20-21. http://yadda.icm.edu.pl/yadda/element/bwmeta1.element.agro-72dccf88-5430-4d92-8617-9f550865d9b9?q=1dac2329-67be-4b51-b5b3-4554b1ebe953$15&qt=IN_PAGE

Pasuya Yao fotka

„Taipei is not only the nation's capital, but also the engine of its economy. Yet, in the past few years the city's economy has shrunk and has been surpassed by New Taipei City.“

—  Pasuya Yao Taiwanese politician 1965

Pasuya Yao (2017) cited in " Pasuya Yao throws hat in mayoral ring http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/taiwan/archives/2017/07/24/2003675199" on Taipei Times, 24 July 2017

Swami Vivekananda fotka
Ted Malloch fotka

„Spiritual entrepreneurship is the unsung route to growth in the modern economy.“

—  Ted Malloch American businessman 1952

Zdroj: Doing Virtuous Business (Thomas Nelson, 2011), p. 37.

Frans de Waal fotka

„Don’t believe anyone who says that since nature is based on a struggle for life, we need to live like this as well. Many animals survive not by eliminating each other or by keeping everything for themselves, but by cooperating and sharing.“

—  Frans de Waal Dutch primatologist and ethologist 1948

The Age of Empathy (2009), p. 6
Kontext: Don’t believe anyone who says that since nature is based on a struggle for life, we need to live like this as well. Many animals survive not by eliminating each other or by keeping everything for themselves, but by cooperating and sharing. This applies most definitely to pack hunters, such as wolves or killer whales, but also our closest relatives, the primates. In a study in Taï National Park, in Ivory Coast, chimpanzees took care of group mates wounded by leopards, licking their blood, carefully removing dirt, and waving away flies that came near the wounds. They protected injured companions, and slowed down during travel in order to accommodate them. All of this makes perfect sense given that chimpanzees live in groups for a reason, the same way wolves and humans are group animals for a reason. If man is wolf to man, he is so in every sense, not just the negative one. We would not be where we are today had our ancestors been socially aloof. What we need is a complete overhaul of assumptions about human nature. Too many economists and politicians model human society on the perpetual struggle they believe exists in nature, but which is a mere projection. Like magicians, they first throw their ideological prejudices into the hat of nature, then pull them out by their very ears to show how much nature agrees with them. It’s a trick for which we have fallen for too long. Obviously, competition is part of the picture, but humans can’t live by competition alone.

Arun Jaitley fotka

„So the world needs other engines to carry the growth process. And in a slow down environment in the world, an economy which can grow at 8-9% like India certainly has viable shoulders to provide the support to the global economy“

—  Arun Jaitley Indian politician 1952 - 2019

On the 2015 Chinese stock market crash, as quoted in " India - we can take the economic lead as China stumbles http://www.bbc.com/news/business-34063295", BBC News (27 August 2015)

Charles Krauthammer fotka
David McNally fotka

„"Free trade" is a slogan used to attack practices designed by competitor economies to protect their own interests.“

—  David McNally Canadian political scientist 1953

Zdroj: Another World Is Possible : Globalization and Anti-capitalism (2002), Chapter 2, Globalization - It's Not About Free Trade, p. 33

Kate Raworth fotka

„Today we have economies that need to grow, whether or not they make us thrive. What we need are economies that make us thrive, whether or not they grow.“

—  Kate Raworth, kniha This Is Not a Drill: An Extinction Rebellion Handbook

[Raworth, Kate, This Is Not a Drill: An Extinction Rebellion Handbook, 2019, London, Penguin Books, 146-154, A new economics, 9780141991443]

Letitia Elizabeth Landon fotka
Peter Medawar fotka
Luther Burbank fotka

„The most interesting thing in the world, from the standpoint of animal economy—which of course includes human economy—is the wonderful laboratory or factory of the plant…“

—  Luther Burbank American botanist, horticulturist and pioneer in agricultural science 1849 - 1926

p, 125
How Plants are Trained to Work for Man (1921) Vol. 5 Gardening

Súvisiace témy