We had this in the distant past when we were much “poorer” than today – click below to see what we got when we got richer
How can this be? I think the story we tell ourselves – that we have it better today – is all wrong. Yeah, there are more people with more money relative to our past, but there is no doubt that our civic realm leaves us poorer. It’s as if our confidence in our ability to build a better world has crumbled. Now we’re just going through the motions. Perhaps this is truly the end of the era that began with the Renaissance 600 years ago.