The world did not end. We simply found other things to do.
What will we do? Care more. Educate more. Entertain more. And yes, have more leisure.
Is that economically possible? Of course it is. Once needs are met – and if we act now they can be still – then what we do beyond need is our choice.
Consumer society has taken that away.
We can have it back.
So, more services and less manufacturing then. In an economy that is already 80% services and only 10% manufacturing.
Hey, we might even be there already.