Infinite growth (in terms of material wealth; not in terms of happiness) in a finite planet does not make sense unless you are okay with the unevitable fact that some people, a lot of people, will have to pick up the tab.
"As long as Americans continue to elect politicians that worship companies and the "free market" over their own countries interests [...]"
This is capitalism. Big corporations control politics. It doesn't matter who the American vote for. Capitalism is eating away democracy. In a culture that seeks infinite growth and ever growing profits, eventually more and more people will end up picking up the tab.
Thank you, come again.
Using Apple as an example is stupid. For one thing, does Motorola have a cult following?
I wonder if your post was just an excuse to boast about how great Apple is.