My Human Progress Manifesto: Capitalists, Socialists, and Ordinary Citizens of the World, If You Really Want to Save the Planet, Maintain Peace on Earth, and Liberate Yourselves, Consume Less!

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The Myth of Accelerating Technological Progress and the Reality of Financialization and Excessive Consumption The year 2023 is gaining momentum. Many people make New Year’s resolutions and commit themselves to achieving certain goals. Given what has been recently happening around us – a pandemic, supply chain disruptions, an inflation storm, and a geopolitical crisis – it would be logical to assume that our best wishes for this year might be saving the planet, maintaining peace on Earth, and achieving our own financial liberation. These wishes may seem too ambitious to achieve for any individual on his or her own. However,…...

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