The Growing Insanity of Growth

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As the ingenuity of humankind ushered in the Industrial Revolution, no one bothered to consider the limitations of our natural resources. Excited as we were over the possibilities of increasing our manufacturing and the number of things we could produce, there was no question over the wisdom of extracting as many fossil fuels and other natural capital as we could in order to propagate what we had come to consider as wealth. However, we…