The contradictions in an oilman’s life offer insights into the complexities that come with confronting the limits to growth.
Economic growth is not the same things as “more jobs,” especially with the methods we’ve used to grow the economy.
It’s rare to find a Wall Street Journal columnist (and a Ronald Reagan appointee) calling for a steady-state economy.
Banks should not be allowed to live the alchemist’s dream by creating money out of nothing and lending it at interest.
In his foreword to the book, Enough Is Enough, Herman Daly contemplates the role of sufficiency in obtaining “the good life.”
Herman Daly has an unorthodox suggestion for curtailing carbon dioxide emissions: grant more power to OPEC.
Economists are good at making specious arguments in favor of infinite growth. Herman Daly is good at debunking them.
Herman Daly’s synthesis will leave you questioning the most ingrained economic assumptions of our times.