It is easy to dodge our responsibilities, but we cannot dodge the consequences of dodging our responsibilities.1
—JOSIAH CHARLES STAMP
This book has explored a number of detailed examples from the financial world, presenting a long list of challenges. When I step back from the detail, though, I see just three main fissures that run straight through to the bedrock of our systems. Repairing these three will bring us back toward the true nature of investing, toward a connected, beneficial financial ecosystem that is in service to our communities and our planet.
First, we have disconnected investing from the real world. Automating analysis and trading, outsourcing expertise, and adding ...