Currently growth has no correlation to quality of life. I am a healthy, happy 28 year old. I don’t take any medication and have no medical issues; I am bad for the economy. If I smoked (tobacco revenue, medical costs), drove a car (less walking, more medical costs, more gas, more oil revenue), and ate more processed foods (more expensive, more medical problems, medical costs), I’d be good for the economy. My less healthy lifestyle would promote growth.
Until we redefine what’s good, we will continue to encourage self-destructive behavior.” —Andres regarding Credit Card Debt Drops To Lowest Level In 8 Years (via soupsoup, tedr) (via fuckyeahradicalquotes) (via erickd)