Technologically new economy? Which? The one born again of microchips around
1985, of motorized agricultura, military, industrial, construction equipment
around 1920, of AC electricity around 1890? Or of commercial gunpowder in
Sweden, of paper money in Mongolia, of flint fire wherever?
Or the one born
again of the U.S. Treasury during the Bush/Reagan reign of illusion, in
complicity with their respective congresses where the treasury took a $5
trillion cash advance (institutionalizing, glorifying living on credit) on the
U.S. future, with principal and interest payments due by generations yet to be
Economic pollution, not unlike other human pollution such as
hypodermic needles washing up on the shoreline, or unlike chemical/nuclear
biological wastes introduced to air, watersheds, oceans and aquifers, stressing
the limits of all resources.