Category: Thoughts

Freedom?

To be confined to a tiny box of metal; to sit there inactive and immovable, is that freedom?

Henrik Valeur, 2019

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Climate change

We are smart enough to understand how stupid we behave but we are not smart enough to do anything about it.

Henrik Valeur, 2015

Development

In India, life expectancy has increased from 32 years in 1951 to 66 years today. In China, several hundred million people have escaped extreme poverty since 1981.

What did we, who had all the scientific and technological advantages, achieve?

Faster cars and bigger television screens?

Henrik Valeur, 2013