‘Growthism’ is a term for society’s pervading belief that growth – primarily economic growth – is essential. This is problematic because our planetary resources are not growing, and yet growthist attitudes mean that we are still planning on plundering it forever. Until we recognise the inherent flaws in our society – the impossibility of never-ending […]
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When will the economy be big enough?
Can you imagine if people could grow forever? If, instead of becoming an adult, we just kept on getting taller and taller and bigger and bigger until we died? What would we need to sustain ourselves if we kept on growing throughout our 20s, 30s, 60s, 80s? We’d need more food; more clothes too. More […]