We would look at not just how much we save but at how we save. Hoarding out of fear, out of a desire for profiting at the expense of our neighbor is not a positive form of saving and in its investment will cause nothing short of grief. On the other hand saving our seed, our precious culture and its related work implements, our books and knowledge, our live capital, lovingly, without fear will undoubtedly create a beautiful investment.
If our world looks so dark, if in the midst of our financial prosperity the outlook for our future and our children's future is so grim it must be because we have misunderstood the basic equality between saving and investment.
I hold that to be a crime against wisdom.