Neocornucopianism and the Steady State: Part I

By Josh Farley

Perhaps the main reason people reject the need for a steady state economy is some form of cornucopianism, the belief that technological progress will overcome all ecological and physical limits, allowing endless economic growth into the indefinite future. Cornucopianism has several flavors, and I will describe three: mainstream economics, eco-modernism, and singularity theory.

Modernizing Henry George

Herman Daly elaborates on the economics of Henry George — reckoning with resources, redistributing rents, and a supplying a sane strategy for serving people and planet.