Growth is Not Good

Musings and metaphors comparing our global economic health to our global environmental health.

The largest organisms in nature appear not to grow at all. Why don’t some of the largest businesses do the same? — Photo by Gerson Repreza on Unsplash
Mosquitos are hyper growth creatures, but die just as fast. Shouldn’t hyper growth companies do the same? Photo by Armen Chlchatian on Unsplash

They cannot see that growth for the sake of growth is a cancerous madness … They would never understand that an economic system which can only expand or expire must be false to all that is human.

-Edward Abbey, Desert Solitaire

Cofounder of Silicon Allee. American. Berliner-ish.