This is a part of the Howard T. Odum Collection
"I have played many roles sometimes with the majority, but more often attempting to shock the scientific establishment into a better view."
~ Comments and thanks to Students and Associates, Handout on the Occasion of the Celebration in Chapel Hill, N.C. "Advances in Understanding Ecological Systems", August 31-September, 2 (1989)
"A whole generation of citizens thought that the carrying capacity of the earth was proportional to the amount of land under cultivation and that higher efficiencies in using the energy of the sun had arrived. This is a sad hoax, for industrial man no longe eats potatoes made from solar energy, now he eats potatoes partly made of oil."
~ Environment, Power and Society (1971)