Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future
Publish date: March 6th 2007
Publisher: Times Books
Pages no: 272
Edition language: English
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This is a book of journalism, not political or economic analysis. It does a great job of bringing the reader's attention to the links between the environmental and moral limits to endless capitalist growth, and the essentially social or psychological impulse to reconstruct society on a smaller, more...
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I really like Bill McKibbens writing and just as soon as I have the inclination I will finish this book.
McKibben theorizes that our traditional economic theory that having more is always better is no longer the case. In the developed world, we have reached the magical point where consumption no longer impacts happiness. McKibben's believes that the secret to sustained happiness in our country is to ...