> The fact that the average person produces more resources in a
> lifetime than they consume is the main thesis of the book "The
> State of Humanity" which is an 800-page tome...
Considering that for every person alive 1000 years ago, there
are 20 people alive today with a higher standard of living, I'm
surprized it takes an 800-page book to prove what is a simple
matter of arithmetic.
Human production accounts for all of that difference.
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