...there's not enough of anything to go around except people and death.
The world has a very serious problem, my friend' Shiva went on. 'Poor children still die by their millions. Westerners and the global rich -- like me -- live in post-scarcity society, while a billion people struggle to get enough to eat. And we're pushing the planet towards a tipping point, where the corals die and the forests burn and life becomes much, much harder. We have the resources to solve those problems, even now, but politics and economics and nationalism all get in the way. If we could access all those minds, though...
If you think happiness is a rare bird you won't see much of it.
If somebody never gets enough of you, they will always want more
Science blasphemed when tries to eliminate scarcity in economy.
For me, the opposite of scarcity is not abundance. It's enough. I'm enough. My kids are enough.
It is more rewarding to be complicit with scarcity than excess.
Most plain girls are virtuous because of the scarcity of opportunity to be otherwise.