Short Term Prosperity vs Long Term Security & Survival
Prosperityis the flourishing, thriving, good fortune and successfulsocial status.Prosperity often produces profusewealthincluding other factors which can be profusely wealthy in all degrees, such ashappinessandhealth.
Economic notions of prosperity often compete or interact negatively with health, happiness, or spiritual notions of prosperity. For example, longer hours of work might result in an increase in certain measures of economic prosperity, but at the expense of driving people away from their preferences for shorter work hours.
Economic growthis often seen as essential for economic prosperity, and indeed is one of the factors that is used as a measure of prosperity.
Securityis freedom from, or resilience against,potentialharm (or other unwantedcoercivechange) caused by others. Beneficiaries (technicallyreferents) of security may be of persons and social groups, objects and institutions…
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