Why you “earn” nothing

Earn [urn] (Verb: used with object) 1. To gain or get in return for one’s labor or service: to earn one’s living.  2. To merit as compensation, as for service; deserve: to receive more than one has earned.  3. To acquire through merit: To earn a reputation for honesty.  4. To gain as due return … Continue reading Why you “earn” nothing

Endless growth is not humanity’s problem

Some people who believe the world needs changing point to endless growth as humanity’s choke point.  They believe the Earth’s carrying capacity cannot sustain the consumerism inspired by capitalism.  If that consumerism were to spread to other countries, which seems to be happening, we’d be in deep doo-doo, they say.  Others say we are already in the doo-doo. I … Continue reading Endless growth is not humanity’s problem