Seeing the Population Issue Whole1993
The scarcest resource is not oil, metals, clean air, capital, labour, or technology. It is our willingness to listen to each other and learn from each other and to seek the truth rather than seek to be right.
Donella Meadows. Seeing the Population Issue Whole. The Economist, 1993.
Reprinted in Aurie Ann Mazur, editor (1994) Beyond the Numbers. A Reader in Population, Consumption and the Environment, pag. 32. Island Press. Washington DC. ISBN 1-55963-298-4.