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the unsustainability of capitalism vs service economy


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Many theorists of ecosocialism argue that capitalism is in essence unsustainable because of the competitive nature of the system that leads to a productivism and a necessity of unlimited increment of production and consumption ( that means an always greater consumption of energy ans natural resources) and this goes against the limited existence of energy and natural resources in the natural world.

The problem with this interpretation of things is that it seems obsolete today and it looks more better suited for an industrial capitalism and not for today capitalism that is more based in the production of services and not goods.

What do you think? Is this analysis obsolete for the new configuration capitalism is adopting? Is it possible that the new capitalism based on services can be sustainable?