the nonsense of infinite growth just distracts from the fact that we will all wither and die
Review of 23 Things they don’t tell you
Last year, the Korean star economist and acclaimed "intellectual voice of the antiglobalisation movement" Chang Ha-Joon followed up on his best selling "Bad Samaritans" and "Kicking away the Ladder" with a smartly constructed volume named "23 Things they don't tell you about Capitalism". Meanwhile, a German translation has been published with the word "Lies" in ...
... is not that working over the Internet allows us to survive without becoming captives of the infinite growth System. Revolutionary is that we can earn well enough online to extract resources from that System and use them to build a sustainable, resilient, steady-state economy -
To block the thought of our finite existence and the fear of death, we've invented the idea of infinite growth and progress, and materialized it as the celebration of greed (amassing wealth as a purpose in itself). What if we take a step back and pretend we have infinite responsibility for the planet, for future ...