Sustainable Civilization believes in recycling. Where recycling is culture, mining essential minerals is not rampant. Our vocations were designed for minimum human needs. Tools were designed to complement human efforts. Now, we have race to invent and build giant machines. Machines to replace humans.
They were micro-versions of TATA and Mittals in all villages. Recycling and re-using iron and steel.
We first gave their share of wealth to TATA and Mittals. Then we deemed them as backward class. Naturally, their kids will grow and find options.
Since recycling art is gone, mining becomes endless!
This is how sustainability, local wealth is murdered in the world of globalization.
Jai ho Vikas ki!