Scenario: Consider the problems which would arise if everyone in this room were on a ship which was shipwrecked on an uninhabited, uncharted island somewhere in the Indian Ocean, with no reasonable likelihood of being rescued for months. maybe many years, and perhaps forever. The ship also carried about 40 other people ranging in ages from 2 to 80 so there are about 65 people in total who need to figure out how to survive. The island is fair-sized, (a little smaller than Langkawi), hilly in places, well-treed with a small lake. Some wild horses, deer and sheep have been seen. (Don’t ask) The group of us arrived on the island yesterday and have spent the past day exploring. Finally, everyone has come together to discuss next steps. Question 8: 1. Which of the following economic “goals” would you consider to be the two most important goals for your community: (circle or underline two) Stability (everyone accepts and complies with the decisions of the leadership) • Economic Growth (increasing the output of goods and services over time) • Prosperity – improving the quality of life for everyone The fair distribution of goods and services to everyone Full Employment Freedom – the ability for individuals to choose what to do and how to do it Environmental Stewardship (Sustainability) • Happiness Avoiding or eliminating poverty/destitution (providing for the needs of the “vulnerable” members of the community. .
Consider the problems which would arise if everyone in this room were on a ship which was shipwrecked on an uninhabited, uncharted island somewhere in the Indian Ocean, with no reasonable likelihood of being rescued for months
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