Saturday, February 7, 2009

Crash course

If you would like a quick and interesting view of the economy, particularly how extraordinary today is in the historical context, then this might make interesting viewing.

Essentially, what Chris Martenson is showing is that our current economy is based on growth, and due to the large base, it requires larger and larger absolute increments to sustain. In fact, though, our use of resources is now reaching proportions that are entirely unsustainable. Something has got to give.

It makes interesting viewing. The historical context is absolutely fascinating.

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