Our Future Economy, Jobs, Banking, And Governance

Part 1.  Our Past and Present Experience
World leaders, central bankers, leading politicians, and economists are all clamoring for increased economic growth.  If growth falls below a perceived minimum rate, financial or fiscal stimulus programs are initiated and maintained in order to accelerate it.  The concept for necessity of continued growth is so engrained in our society, that few question under what kind of conditions, when, why, and for whom it is necessary or beneficial.  The populace has been brainwashed for decades to believe if economic growth slows that it will have meaningful negative consequences for our quality of life.  Contrariwise, we have been falsely led to believe that if the economy grows rapidly, everyone benefits.