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Ockham’s razor – Questioning growth
4 November 2016 @ 6:30 pm
Every day we hear politicians, economists and media commentators telling us how important it is to grow our economy and that the faster it grows, the better off we are all going to be. But how credible is this plan for perpetual growth, considering that many of the resources we use are finite in nature?
Have we all been brainwashed into thinking that more and more growth is the answer to all our problems? Could it be that the myopic pursuit of growth at all costs now is the problem?
This public forum may raise more questions than it answers so come along with your thinking caps on as we try to trim away some long-held assumptions and get to the truth about the ideology of growth and where it’s taking us.
Speakers: Dr Haydn Washington, Dr Kerryn Higgs.
Compered by Quentin Dempster
FRIDAY NOVEMBER 4, 6.30pm
UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY SYDNEY (UTS)
Lecture theatre 5C.01.031
Block C level 1
1-59 Quay St Haymarket
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