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There's a queue in our house for this book. It doesn't just talk about the importance of economic growth in general - a few commentators have stressed this - but Ferraris for All has explained to me how wanting more stuff, as humans generally do, is not just about taking more, it also stresses our special human ability to make more, too. We don't just create problems in the world through our existence, we have the ability to solve those problems as well. And we have usually been able to do this, as the writer shows, with a number of enlightening examples through history.
The list of inventions that changed the world is a revelation to me - well, I didn't know that the battery was… Read more