Friday, August 2, 2013

think large

Vaclav Smil has written 30 books, and according to The Gates Notes...
"There is no author whose books I look forward to more than Vaclav Smil. He jokes that no one reads his books (he’s written more than 30 of them). It’s true that each book only sells a few thousand copies. But I’m trying to read everything he writes." 
- Bill Gates

I just bought Harvesting the Bioshere: What We Have Taken From Nature.

Below is a short excerpt from a videotaped conversation between Bill Gates and Vaclav Smil, focused on the enormous amount of wasted food production in this country:

  The 'Think Large' takeaway ...

"Use less. Each of us can do it very easily. And in a world of 7 billion people it eventually makes a difference."

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