Garrett Hardin Quotes and its meanings

Garrett Hardin has written on many topics. Some of the topics he has discussed most are as follows;

Change Education Environmental Family Fear Freedom Future Knowledge Positive Power Society Trust

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  • A technical solution may be defined as one that requires a change only in the techniques of the natural sciences, demanding little or nothing in the way of change in human values or ideas of morality.
  • Education can counteract the natural tendency to do the wrong thing, but the inexorable succession of generations requires that the basis for this knowledge be constantly refreshed.
  • Why are ecologists and environmentalists so feared and hated? This is because in part what they have to say is new to the general public, and the new is always alarming.
  • No one should be able to enter a wilderness by mechanical means.
  • In a finite world this means that the per capita share of the world's goods must steadily decrease.
  • Fundamentalists are panicked by the apparent disintegration of the family, the disappearance of certainty and the decay of morality. Fear leads them to ask, if we cannot trust the Bible, what can we trust?
  • The Universal Declaration of Human Rights describes the family as the natural and fundamental unit of society. It follows that any choice and decision with regard to the size of the family must irrevocably rest with the family itself, and cannot be made by anyone else.
  • Ruin is the destination toward which all men rush, each pursuing his own best interest in a society that believes in the freedom of the commons.
  • Freedom in a commons brings ruin to all.
  • A coldly rationalist individualist can deny that he has any obligation to make sacrifices for the future.