February 28, 2012

IT'S CALLED WESTERNIZATION:

Abundance: The Future is Better Than You Think: a review of Abundance:  The Future is Better Than You Think By Peter H. Diamandis and Steven Kotler (Kate Vander Wiede, February 28, 2012, CS Monitor)

"Imagine a world of nine billion people with clean water, nutritious food, affordable housing, personalized education, top-tier medical care, and nonpolluting, ubiquitous energy. Building this better world is humanity's grandest challenge," they write at the book's inception.

And then they issue a gentle challenge: "What follows is the story of how we can rise to meet it."

In just 250 pages, Kotler and Diamandis offer a blue print of what it will take to achieve abundance. They call it the Abundance Pyramid. First, ensure food, water and shelter for every person on the planet. Then, guarantee abundant energy, educational opportunities, and communications and information access. Finally, produce a world where freedom and health care is in the province of all.



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