Posted: Nov 14, 2013 2:58 am
by 4 Hours
When you play a business sim like OpenTTD or Miniconomy, as unrealistic as they are, you actually have a better grasp of the state of affairs than a libertopian. Like you said, everything ultimately leads back to primary industries. B-b-b-but, the digital economy! Sorry, no, this is how the sausage gets made, and there are huge amounts of waste:

http://www.enviroliteracy.org/article.php/1275.html

Improvements can and probably have been made on the process but there are always limits, especially when you're trying to grow and grow and grow and grow the economy, year on year.