Compass are posing the question ‘How would a Good Society look and feel? And how do we move towards it?’
Here are a few thoughts on this seen through the lens of the need for a radical updating of economics.
Was it Aristotle who first talked of the ‘good society’? He certainly talked about the ‘good life’ and ‘the life well lived’. It was his view that no citizen should expect the right to a flourishing life unless they were an active participant in the flourishing of their community and state.