The division between us -- books on societal change Paul Roberts covers a lot of ground in “The Impulse Society" -- as well as his earlier books, "The End of Oil" and "The End of Food." Here are other thought provoking books on changes that are transforming society at lightning speed. get the full list >
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The Impulse Society is an ambitious, audacious work that gathers together a series of familiar, but seemingly disparate stories into a single master narrative for our troubled times. Central here: how our entire socioeconomic system has become one giant engine devoted to the selfish, short-term impulses of individuals, CEOs and politicians—while ignoring the pressing, long-term needs of society.
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