The Joy of Growth

We sometimes forget the good news.  Growth is not the enemy.  Growth, technology, trade, markets, capitalism -- these have improved the lives of more people more quickly than any number of Irish rock stars putting on benefit concerts.  Via Carpe Diem

3 Comments

  1. Michael:

    I asked Mark if this was corrected for inflation and he added the chart you just posted in 2006 dollars. For most the developing world, life is getting better. I hope those in India and China get the chance to continue the climb.

  2. ArtD0dger:

    OMG! All those carbon-belching, resource-squandering ... CONSUMERS! The horror!