The End of Modernity: What the Financial and Environmental Crisis is Really Telling Us

The End of Modernity: What the Financial and Environmental Crisis is Really Telling Us

Stuart Sim


international monetary trouble, worldwide environmental crisis--what connects them? Stuart Sim claims they're either signs of the top of modernity, the cultural procedure that has prevailed within the West from the Enlightenment onwards.In this provocative ebook, Sim argues that the trendy world's insatiable desire for technologically-driven monetary development is unsustainable, and most likely damaging of the planet and its socio-economic platforms. the recent panorama this creates--socially, politically, economically, intellectually--is explored via an interdisciplinary technique, supplying a wide-ranging evaluation of the cave in of modernity and the demanding situations it poses us. Sim demands a thorough alteration in our global view and for practical alterations either to our fiscal and highbrow lifestyles: we have to jettison the loose marketplace, rein in conspicuous intake, reinvigorate public provider, and advance abilities except the entrepreneurial if we're to reconstruct our society satisfactorily.

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