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Material resources and global populationSCI 207Our enormously productive economy demands that we make consumption our way of life, that we convert the buying and use of goods into rituals, that we seek our spiritual satisfaction, our ego satisfaction, in consumption. We need things consumed, burned up, worn out, replaced, and discarded at an ever increasing rate. Is this what we have come too globally as a society, human race? Are we afraid to realize what we are doing, the kind of damage we have caused to our beautiful home we call Earth? Maybe we think if we ignore it, do not look at the problem we will not have to face it; just pass it on to future generations to deal with, we have become pathetic in terms of our material resource and consumption needs. We need to wake up as a society and take steps to help insure sustainability for future generations; we can no longer hide behind the idea out of sight out of mind.Urban SprawSince the mid-20th century, a house in the suburbs-away from the hustle and bustle of the city-has been a significant component in the "American dream." Over the past few decades, suburbia has been viewed as a gateway to the open space, peace, and quiet absent from city life. Though it is not surprising that so many over the years have chosen houses on quiet cul-de-sacs with big yards, the overall effect has been less than ideal. What began as a movement to peaceful neighborhoods has evolved into a form of development deri

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