|GDP not only fails to measure the value of mothers; it also fails to measure the value of Mother Earth.|
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GDP is never reduced by the depletion of finite resources or by the degradation of our environment.
GDP is always increased by the damage we do to our planet, by species destruction, by ecological disaster, by increasing levels of pollution, and by environmental diseases which destroy our health and our children’s future.
GDP is then further increased if we attempt to clean-up our mess.
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Look on Man’s mighty works and despair …