Few books have left as large an imprint on Chris' outlook on the world as has Ishmael by Daniel Quinn.
Our so called modern economy requires the equivalent of two full planets of resources to operate. Therefore, it's living on borrowed time, which means that someday, that experiment must end as must every living arrangement that borrows too heavily from the future.
Giving that we're indoctrinated from birth that “Growth is good”, how can an intelligent person grapple with this contradiction? Get ready for a discussion that upends much of the conventional programing we grew up with, and asks us What different path should we be taking?