Our greatest taboo is the greatest issue of our time: Watch Growthbusters free (for limited time)
What almost no one talks about but that everyone can do something about,
the greatest taboo of our time, yet the greatest issue
behind all pandemics,
behind global warming,
behind plastics, mercury, dioxin, and all other pollutants,
behind the 2008 recession,
behind the coming recession (or depression),
behind more plastic in the ocean than fish,
behind there being no place to vacation not overrun with people,
behind people (maybe you) giving up on the environment,
behind the threat of nuclear weapons,
behind most wars,
. . . you get the idea . . .
motivating all these problems: exponential growth in a finite system.
Dave Gardner took on growth, running for office in Colorado, and created a documentary, Growthbusters. For a short time around Earth Day he’s making it free to watch.
It’s lighthearted but serious, comprehensive but accessible. Dave hosted me on his podcast, with a second appearance coming next month, and he’s appeared on mine.
Beyond our podcast episodes, Growthbusters treats the issue (growth) behind the issue of our times (the environment). I recommend watching it now, for free:
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