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.
Far-off notions of intelligent androids performing our every wish are the least of our worries. Automation is set to displace workers in many areas with little advance in technology.
Every last bit of materialistic junk we manufacture on this planet is made to break or be obsolete within a time-frame our outmoded market can sustain.
A holistic social and economic system that requires the Earth’s resources be viewed as the common heritage of all the Earth’s inhabitants.
A inevitable result of a reduction in human employment is poverty due to nothing more than the inability to exchange labour for purchasing power.