A relentless advance toward superabundance History shows that scarcity is no match for ingenuity Reprinted from the Washington Times COMMENTARY By Editorial Board - The Washington Times - Thursday, September 22, 2022 OPINION: Escaping grinding deprivation has been the aspiration of humanity since the dawn of time. Now that many of the planet’s peoples are blessed with sufficient means of survival — and some with plenty — a trendy narrative threatens to turn the dream into a nightmare. It claims that unless today’s prosperity is forsaken in favor of subsistence, future generations are destined to fall back into a dreadful state of destitution. Nonsense. Retreat on the journey of human achievement is not an option.