[ExI] economic parableRe: Sudden outbreak of democracy baffles US pundits
hkhenson at rogers.com
Wed Oct 8 22:18:33 UTC 2008
At 05:34 PM 10/7/2008, Emlyn wrote:
>I posit that the service economy is actually hiding the fact that the
>majority of people in the west are now unemployable in any productive
>sense. That the economy is structured such that we can still consume
>massive amounts of products, while contributing nothing of substance,
>is probably what underlies the current financial crisis, and implies
>deep sustained crisis.
Having been here when I have been talking about the space based solar
power project I am sure you can appreciate just how hard it is to
work up interest in producing real value.
I have yet to get someone to go over the numbers. Or if they have,
they didn't tell me about it.
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