Wendell Berry on the limits of the limitless economy…

Faustian Economics

Hell hath no limits

By Wendell Berry

http://harpers.org/archive/2008/05/faustian-economics/

A telling quote:
“The normalization of the doctrine of limitlessness has produced a sort of moral minimalism: the desire to be efficient at any cost, to be unencumbered by complexity. The minimization of neighborliness, respect, reverence, responsibility, accountability, and self-subordination — this is the culture of which our present leaders and heroes are the spoiled children.”

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