I Went to the Woods: Growth mindset


In the spirit of becoming a doctor, lawyer or historian after reading a post, cartoon or meme, I am now an economist because I’m partway through a book.

I’m not wholesale convinced the book is a feasible pathway to economic utopia, but it made me look at some contemporary issues Alaskans are facing pertaining to everything from fisheries to eating out. The following examples are not from the book, just where my mind went when contemplating the thesis.

The world of economics, interest rates, GDP is well beyond me, but the idea that growth is always necessary and always good, now scares me as it pertains to the resources

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