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The Myth of Progress
Toward a Sustainable Future
Tom Wessels

University Press of New England



Contents

Preface to the Revised Edition
• Acknowledgments
• Prologue
• Introduction
• The Myth of Control: Complex versus Linear Systems
• The Myth of Growth: Limits and Sustainability
• The Myth of Energy: The Second Law of Thermodynamics
• The Myth of the Free Market: The Loss of Diversity, Democracy, and Economic Resiliency
• The Myth of Progress: A Need for Cultural Change
• Epilogue: From Consumption to Connection
• Glossary of Scientific Terms
• Index

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