Why Do We Fail to Invest?
There are bunches of reasons, many of which gave us the consumer economy that has been so devastating to our productive selves.
Perhaps it’s tied to our failure to believe
I’m just guessing here, but guessing is what most of us do when the answer isn’t clear—and not much is clear these days. Remember grandpa reminiscing about the good old days?
Well, they weren’t so good. They were full of depressions and wars, bank failures and bread-lines, as well as hobo-camps and living under bridges. We call that homelessness today, but each is just as cold and friendless in the winter.
The difference is, things were simpler then. We looked each other in the eye and knew life was going to get better. Why? Because it always had. I remember my dad telling me that during the depression he and mom were walking around downtown Evanston and wanted to stop for coffee, but only had one nickel between them. But they believed and taught me to believe.
Now Joe Biden is asking us to believe
And you know what? W…