The powerful and the wealthy argue that increasing population is good for the economy.
But while, the larger the population, the greater the power in being leader of the population, if anything this leads to less individual wealth and happiness. Countries are a finite size with finite resources. More people means, on average, a smaller share each. Of course, everyone’s share isn’t equal, and those with enough wealth, can still even grow their share, leaving less for everyone else.
It is not just politicians who benefit at the expense of the masses, as the larger the population, the greater the wealth of the most wealthy, and the more revenue to monopolies and the largest businesses on the stock indices.
Summary: Most of us now live under ‘finite world economics’, where population growth results in a smaller share of wealth for each individual and the
The current wealth distribution system is an already a broken system about to face severe attack. As discussed in Robots & Job Terminators, the role of employment
As explained by ‘Alan Kohler’ of the ABC, the record trade surplus is largely due to “A huge rebound in iron ore, coal and gold
It was a reference to the wonderful
children’s politician’s fairy tale of ‘trickle down economics’ that started me on the question: How do the wealthy get wealthy?
The answer is by collecting wealth from many people, the more people contributing wealth, the more wealth to be gained.
The effective path to great wealth is farming humans to collect a small amount of wealth from each human ‘in the farm’.