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the end of economic growth (consumer/corporate capitalism)

what is capitalism? answer: a word that connotes an economic system based on infinite growth, driven by the endless and greedy pursuit of wealth. the industrial revolution was made possible with the discovery of cheap energy: steam, coal and oil. … Continue reading

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7 billion people

you don’t have to be a scientist to understand this graph. human population hovered around one million people until the bubonic plague caused a little dip. then the renaissance came, then steam technology came around the 1700’s and the graph … Continue reading

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