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Are we culturally empty?

Umair Haque thinks that we have lost our way:

The real roots of the crisis aren't about liquidity requirements, reserve ratios, or monetary transmission mechanisms. No amount of regulation or rule-making can fix it. And mere "growth" in GDP, as we're discovering, isn't a cure for it.

What really caused the crisis was the fact that we didn't care.

I'm kind of conflicted on this because I sympathize with his view, but ultimately I disagree with it. Among other things, he says that:
 
Culture is what makes a CEO not listen to the beancounting consultants who advise him to offshore — and upskill his workers instead.

As someone who has offshored jobs, maybe I'm culturally empty, but I think I was right to do so.

This is a debate we should all have our personal views on. I think he's wrong, but at least he made me think.