The Toxic, Paranoid Incentive

Posted: June 10, 2015 in Monetary System, Poverty, Statistics
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In the cause of self-advancement, we are urged to sacrifice our leisure, our pleasures and our time with partners and children, to climb over the bodies of our rivals and to set ourselves against the common interests of humankind. And then? We discover that we have achieved no greater satisfaction than that with which we began.

An excellent article featured in The Guardian paper was brought to my attention. It captures the very deterioration in contemporary society brought about by our ideas of liberty and free markets, and serves to demonstrate how the very value of our life is being almost ”mis-allocated” if seen as the incentive of gaining ever-increasing wealth

 

 

 

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