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A Matter of Time: How Time Preferences Make or Break Civilization

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A Matter of Time: How Time Preferences Make or Break Civilization - Goode, Orwell
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In the current year, people live for today and fail to pay much attention for the future. We are distracted by 21st Century versions of 'bread and circus'. Several articles and Entertainment narratives promote an empty, hollow, existence depicting family life as boring and oppressive, but encouraging present-minded and shallow thrills to fill the void. Since many individuals have given up on certain received values greater than oneself--family, religion, nation--the future becomes devoid of meaning as there is, presently, ...

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A Matter of Time: How Time Preferences Make or Break Civilization 2019, Independently Published

ISBN-13: 9781070114729

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