Problem

Forced development

Other Names:
Artificially accelerated growth
"Bigger is better" syndrome
Nature:
The modern tendency is to regard natural processes as too slow. Progress is fast. Development is forced with everything from children to vegetables to technological solutions.
Incidence:
Communication and information technology is turning over new technologies at a furious rate. Rapid rate of growth and size is admired in the business world. Certain forms of paté are obtained by force feeding animals to provoke an organic disorder which grossly enlarges the liver from which the paté is derived. Large, quick-growing tomatoes and factory produced eggs are tasteless. Children have less time for play and barely have an adolescence before they are concerned with getting a training and a job.
Problem Type:
F: Fuzzy exceptional problems
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 2: Zero HungerGOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 5: Gender EqualityGOAL 6: Clean Water and SanitationGOAL 7: Affordable and Clean EnergyGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and ProductionGOAL 13: Climate ActionGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on LandGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong InstitutionsGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal
Date of last update
01.01.2000 – 00:00 CET