Americans are living too comfortably and contently

Originally published at: https://eduk8.me/2017/03/americans-living-comfortably-contently/

In The Complacent Class: The Self-Defeating Quest for the American Dream, Tyler Cowen argues that more Americans are living comfortably and contently with what life has handed them. By sheltering ourselves from the new and different, it’s hard to see what is lost by standing still. But if you look at the data, we’re seeing…