Fallacies of Economic Growth
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Bill McKibben argues that economic growth as a policy doesn't work because it encourages the depletion of natural resources and it doesn't truly make American citizens more happy in the end. Based on a poll, only one quarter of Americans consider themselves happy with their lives today. Since 1956, however, the prosperity of American society has trippled. Seeing as people are so convinced that more money yields more happiness, Bill McKibben encourages his audience to consider this poll's results.