This article about overpopulation is published in our digital magazine Latent Axiom, get a copy for $3.50 au here to read more like it. Earth overshoot day fell on the 29th of July in 2019, since 1970 when the date
The process of refining our social approach has provided our species with prodigious intellectual and technical advances.
I’ve always hated work.
By work, I mean the mundane, repetitive act of getting up before I’m ready, travelling to some office/warehouse/supermarket, and wasting hours of my life performing menial tasks just so that I can eat and put a roof over my head.
The automated car is the most dramatic technological advance to the automotive industry since its inception and it will be economically devastating.
For the children of Dex Pillerson it soon became a cherished place, with a Bible education class that focused extensively on the financial aspects of God’s accounting house in the ancient World, and housing a pet-dinosaur exhibit second to none, it was here among the displays and glass cabinets of Intelligent Design, that nonsensical ‘science’ was finally proven wrong and given its marching orders thought Dex with smug satisfaction
Sundays. The day of rest. The day of community, and spiritual reflection. Or at least it used to be.
The unemployed represent a societal problem, blaming them for the position they find themselves in means there is no need to look closer at the situation.
Understanding the definition of economy we can see today’s economy, being based on consumption for the sake of consumption, is anything but economic.
If all the money in the world was returned to the banks there would still be outstanding debt. Defaults and mortgage foreclosures are built into the system.
Everything is provided based on going to work to earn a living, system wide evolution will take time and some areas of the system will change before others.