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Industrial society: adverse effects

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{Nature_and_Environment.126.7}: Glen Marks {wotan} Sat, 22 Aug 2020 19:44:15 CDT (5 lines)

"Gandhi Was Perfectly Sensible to Call Industrial Civilisation a 'Nine Day
Wonder'":

"https://thewire.in/economy/gandhi-was-perfectly-sensible-to-call-
industrial-civilisation-a-nine-days-wonder-mark-lindley"

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{Nature_and_Environment.126.8}: {wotan} Wed, 02 Sep 2020 13:10:37 CDT (0 lines)
{erased by wotan Wed, 02 Sep 2020 13:11:18 CDT}

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{Nature_and_Environment.126.9}: Glen Marks {wotan} Wed, 02 Sep 2020 13:11:31 CDT (22 lines)

Industrialization and THE GRAPE OF W.:

- The heavy industrialization of American farming has enabled high-
profile, wealthy landowners to extract greater profits from the land.
These powerful landowners do not need to treat laborers well if they
can opt to have efficient tractors plow the acres under their control.
Along with industrialization, the creation of high-powered machines has
enabled corporate interests to move laborers off the land and render
them irrelevant.

  Furthermore, industrialization has led to a farming and economic
process that involves both vertical integration and horizontal
integration. (Vertical integration occurs when the supply chain of a
company is also owned by that company -- for example, the peach cannery
also owns the farm where the peaches come from. Horizontal integration
occurs when a company expands across an entire industry, acquiring
several individual entities in a field of work. For example, this
occurs when an especially powerful farmer is able to push fellow
farmers out of business.) When both of these processes occur
simultaneously, monopolies are able to grow and become very powerful.

https://www.gradesaver.com/the-grapes-of-wrath/study-guide/themes

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{Nature_and_Environment.126.10}: Glen Marks {wotan} Sun, 06 Sep 2020 00:17:46 CDT (4 lines)

consider industrialization and consumption as portrayed in BRAVE NEW
WORLD:

www.litcharts.com/lit/brave-new-world/themes/industrialism-and-consumption

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