Americans are now receiving unsubtle messages from the universe that perhaps we have reached our limits, and it is time to stop trying to grow the economy. The four horsemen of pestilence, famine, war, and death are emerging on a global basis, as energy inputs wane and the global economic system begins to turn down. Yet feedback from the system is still telling our system to grow expand, when perhaps it would be wiser to expend more energy on resilient contraction. The threat of Ebola impels me in particular to find my voice again, as the blogosphere is mincing around the real issues here.
(1) - http://www.topito.com/top-plans-ultimes-du-cinema-le-paquet-pour-la-fin-larmes
(2) - http://prosperouswaydown.com/stop-growing-or-four-horsemen/