SCIENCE

The world is full of living gold, which is more valuable than riches

From the jewel scarab beetle to the golden mole, the natural world brims with treasure. We must agree, at a vast, global, political level, to protect it, says Katherine Rundell



Life


| Comment

19 October 2022

Simone Rotella

IN 1930, John Maynard Keynes wrote a prediction for the future. By 2030, he prophesied in his essay “Economic possibilities for our grandchildren”, technological advance will have largely displaced human labour, leaving the standard of living so high as to free us to discover, for the first time, ways to live well. Then, “the love of money as a possession” will be recognised for what it is, a somewhat disgusting morbidity”. It would be seen as a “semicriminal, semi-pathological” propensity.

It is only, Keynes said, when the accumulation of wealth is no longer the central impulse of humanity that we …

Follow On Google News

Share this news on your Fb,Twitter and Whatsapp

File source

Times News Express – Breaking News Updates – Latest News Headlines
Times News Express||USA NEWS||WORLD NEWS||CELEBRITY NEWS||POLITICS||TOP STORIES

Show More

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to top button
Close