Material Welfare and Standard of Living

Mr. Simon talked about his book, The Ultimate Resource 2. In it he cites many scientific studies which are counter to popular wisdom;… read more

Mr. Simon talked about his book, The Ultimate Resource 2. In it he cites many scientific studies which are counter to popular wisdom; for example, that the environment is cleaner, that people eat better than ever, that natural resources are more available and that life expectancy is greatly increased. He said that almost every economic trend points in a positive direction as long as it is viewed over a sufficiently long period of time. He used the period of the past 250 years. After his prepared remarks, he took questions from the audience. Mr. Simon wore plastic horns on his head during his presentation. close

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Material Welfare and Standard of Living

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Program ID:
79990-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 27, 1997
Last Aired:
Mar 28, 1997

Airing Details

  • Mar 27, 1997 | 6:39pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 27, 1997 | 9:40pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 28, 1997 | 12:41am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 28, 1997 | 1:08pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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