To Balance Our Economy, We Must Know Who We Really Are

“The four characteristics of humanism are curiosity, a free mind, belief in good taste, and belief in the human race.”

– E.M. Forster

Say what you will about economics, it is nothing if not idealistic. It is even imagined that there will come a time when the challenges it does pose are all worked out and no one will ever have to suffer from economic inequality or poverty again. The father of modern economics, John Maynard Keynes said, “the day is not far off when the economic problem will take the back seat…