Canada is a country where a third of citizens believe in Harper's fiscal self-flagellation, in an extremist religion that calls upon us all to deliberately impoverish ourselves. Why?
Donella Meadows co-authored a study, The Limits To Growth, which dealt with problem of a growing world population and a finite resource base, a problem that even today many refuse to acknowledge.
For more than six decades each generation has had greater material prosperity than the last. This trend may be changing and our mentality must change along with it.