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The creative society by Lars Tvede

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THECREATIVESTATE

How do we make a state more creative?

One suggestion that may sound too simple, but which could have an enormous effect, is to eliminate the right to take out unsecured government loans. In the 1700s, the brilliant Irish politician and philosopher Edmund Burke described society as “a partnership not only between those who are living, but between those who are living, those who are dead, and those who are to be born.” That sounds right, and the current generation should respect the partnership by not borrowing money, squandering and then leaving the bill for the next generations to pick up. Especially, if they in the process ...

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