The main message is that there are no limits to growth, and the only issue that matters is to make profits. Development is defined as increased growth without limits, increased consumption, increased waste production and conversion of natural resources to financial. Increasing the human ecological footprint is regarded as necessary and valuable It is the opposite of 'spaceship economy'.
"Several once-in-an-Earthtime conditions permitted the boom that followed that early 20th century bust. Among them were:
None of these can save us now. Perpetual warfare bankrupts rather than bank-rolls nations and threatens unprecedented amounts of death and destruction. Earth's cornucopia of resources and fossil fuels will not be refilled. Ecosystem services like carbon sequestration, soil maintenance, flood control and water purification have been seriously taxed by global economic activity over the past half century. The climate has already become noticeably unstable" (Laconte, E. Excerpts from Life Rules)