[ExI] mayan forecast

Mike Dougherty msd001 at gmail.com
Sat Dec 22 17:55:33 UTC 2012

On Sat, Dec 22, 2012 at 3:08 AM, Anders Sandberg <anders at aleph.se> wrote:
> On 2012-12-21 23:47, Mike Dougherty wrote:
>> Economics follow a cycle too.  Most _want_ to believe indefinitely
>> enduring growth.  Has anything ever delivered on that promise?
> The expansion of the universe. Which is literally making more space.


> The near-exponential economic growth over the past few thousand years -
> despite occasional collapses of empires, shifts in technology and market
> swings - is pretty strong evidence.

Few people have "the past few thousand years" in their conversational
worldview.  :)

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