But what if all these definitions are outdated?
What if growth is based on measures of a different sort, and value isn’t value?
What if inflation isn’t comparable now to all that was before, and only some debt is financial?
If we conduct our lives in shorter, quicker intervals, on increasingly supportive tech with perpetually new applications… in our pockets, around our wrists, inside our ears… in spaces where we can be everywhere at once, and do everything… the meanings of which are always expanding…
If the present is perpetually different from the recent past…
Then the time series graphs are illusive*.
* Depending on the period.