It is working all too well, concentrating money in the hands of the few by exploiting the work of the many. The limits of true science are the limits of our ability to test and our ability to reason. You could ask chemists about a reaction between two elements in the periodic table and receive a similarly unanimous opinion. Again, mass participation economics is more likely to be ‘sense based’ than the present system. In the third part of the book he provides overviews and explanations of three concepts that are foreign to 29th-century readers: politics, economics, and religion, in terms people of Not broken. Economics is ultimately the conjunction of politics, philosophy and mathematics. Economics can generally be broken down into macroeconomics, which concentrates on the behavior of the economy as a whole, and microeconomics, which focuses on … This creed opposes the Christian view which sees man born with original sin and his soul as being the location of a pitched battle between temptation and righteousness that he usually loses unless he actively chooses to seek redemption. Likewise again a galaxy of biologists when faced with the question ‘what happens if I stop breathing?’ would answer with one voice. The second step is to hammer home the message that for all its complexities, economics is fundamentally the academic discipline most in range of the man on the street. It also recognized that “the gross domestic product indicator by nature was not designed to and does not adequately reflect the happiness and well-being of people in a country” and that “a more inclusive, equitable and balanced approach to economic growth that promotes sustainable development, poverty eradication, happiness and well-being of all peoples” was needed. So could a federal living wage, or, perhaps, a universal basic income. Finally, we should make an effort at least to see the world as it is, rather than as we would like it to be.