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Why Work. "There is a swing towards the opinion that work is for donkeys and cowards. Only fools work voluntarily, all the rest are bribed or black- mailed". - A letter by S.L. Lowndes.

Biodiversity Conservation in Britain: Science Replacing Tradition. British conservation has been dominated by enthusiasts for a few popular, but species-poor, groups of organisms. The flowering plants, birds, and butterflies have received attention greatly disproportionate to the number of British species, and the methods for their conservation have often been enshrined in dogma.

The Ecological Effects of Roads - By Reed Noss, PhD. Previously appeared two years ago in "Killing Roads" under the name "Diamondback". It remains the definitive summary of the effects of roads on biological diversity.

The Importance of the car to the Modern Economy - from Aufheben no.3. In order to explain current struggles over roads and cars we need to trace out the development of the forces that have led to the modern proliferation of cars. This pamphlet puts the car in context. It explains the car industry's historical role in the domestication of the population and its place in the expansion of the commodity economy.

Progress & Nuclear Power - by Fredy Perlman. "Ready to leap at an instant's notice into any situation where people began to struggle to regain their own humanity, [the politicians] squelched one after another potential rebellion by dumping their doctrine, their organisation and their leadership on top of people struggling for life."

Thinking Like a Mountain - By Aldo Leopold. "The cowman who cleans his range of wolves does not realize that he is taking over the wolf's job of trimming the herd to fit the range. He has not learned to think like a mountain. Hence we have dustbowls, and rivers washing the future into the sea."

The Original Affluent Society - By Marshall Sahlins. Dispelling some myths about life before agriculture.

Birth Without Violence - by Frederick Leboyer. The experience of birth has a profound and lasting effect on the whole of our lives. This beautiful work shows how barbaric the modern clinical birth process is and gives a reminder of how it should happen.

Renewable Energy - Alternative Consumption and the consumption of alternatives. - An exposé of the fantasy world of sustainable development.

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