To day or not to day #44: Future is a matter of human choices. New growth patterns must save the world - What does the future hold for the world economy? Will the global standard of living rise, when today's poor countries get on equal footing with the richer countries through a technological pass ? Or will prosperity slip us through the fingers, because greed and corruption will force us to exhaust our vital resources and destroy the natural environment, on which human welfare depends? Humanity has no greater challenge than ensuring that the world may continue to exist in prosperity and that it will not be ruined.
Source: Het Financieele Dagblad, Weekend Essay on Saturday by Jeffrey D. Dachs, 2 February, 2013