Environmental Book Study: Small is Beautiful


Small is Beautiful - Economics as if People Mattered By E.F. Schumacher (1973) A classic in its time and eerily accurate in the description of where society was headed if it continued to be guided by the science of economics (as currently practiced), the culture of materialism, and the “efficiency of the market”.

Date: Monday, August 19, 2013, 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Place: 927 S. Kenilworth Oak Park, IL

To RSVP or to get more information email Jim Babcock jlbabck@sbcglobal.net, or call 630-740-0638.

delightfulSchumacher presents an alternative people-centered, values-centered, and reality-based foundation for social production that stays within the bounds of natural laws while it provides for our material and spiritual needs.

Read more of insightful quotes from this Summer's discussion book, Small is Beautiful

“In the excitement over the unfolding of his scientific and technical powers, modern man has built a system of production that ravishes nature and a type of society that mutilates man.” --from the Epilogue, Small is Beautiful

Forty years on, how many of these statements are still being used in contemporary critiques?