Finally…..

Damn the Matrix

monbiotIt’s simple. If we can’t change our economic system, our number’s up

I’m probably breaking every copyright law under the Sun, but I could not let this article by George Monbiot go.  On the whole, I like George.  Maybe now he has finally seen the light, he may forego his love affair with nuclear power.  Time will tell……..  I like to think any regular reader of DTM won’t learn anything here, but this is surely Monbiot at his best.  Finally.

'The mother narrative to all this is carbon-fuelled expansion. Our ideologies are mere subplots.'

‘The mother narrative to all this is carbon-fuelled expansion. Our ideologies are mere subplots.’ Photograph: Alamy

Let us imagine that in 3030BC the total possessions of the people of Egypt filled one cubic metre. Let us propose that these possessions grew by 4.5% a year. How big would that stash have been by the Battle of Actium in 30BC? This is the calculation performed…

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One thought on “Finally…..

  1. Michael says:

    compound growth will be our undoing. and almost nobody understands it or is willing to try…

    …so we do what we can and shine a little light on the alternatives 🙂

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