I only hope it is temporary. And I’m not so sure about the “inadvertent” part:
“Today we have a temporary aberration called “industrial capitalism” which is inadvertently liquidating its two most important sources of capital, the natural world and properly functioning societies.
No sensible capitalist would do that.”
~ Amory Lovins (American physicist, environmental scientist, writer, and Chairman/Chief Scientist of the Rocky Mountain Institute. He has worked in the field of energy policy and related areas for four decades. He was named by Time magazine one of the World’s 100 most influential people in 2009.)