»Nature can’t take a joke, she is always true, always serious, always strict;
she is always right and mistakes and errors always come from humans!«
– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
German poet and naturalist
Another counter-argument is that worldwide prosperity for all would destroy the environment. But this only applies if we go on as hitherto and even then we would probably destroy ourselves first. Nature would then have many millions of years to recover again. Worldwide prosperity for all is only possible in harmony with nature.
Thus our choice become even clearer: either we humans kill ourselves or we create worldwide prosperity in peace and in harmony with nature. The Natural Economy of Life offers us the basis for the second alternative.
So let’s get going together! In the next chapter you will learn how simple that is.