Tuesday, July 25, 2017

What Was Really Being Expressed Here Was A Visceral Understanding...

...That technological change must be reflected in the fundamental aspects of our social organization. Which means that an economic operating system created for a technological environment, some several hundred years old now, is most likely to not be relevant in today's technological environment. What could be more straight forward, and logical, than that.


"A lot has changed in the past 300 years," Captain Picard explains to a cryogenically unfrozen businessman from the 20th century in an episode of "The Next Generation." "People are no longer obsessed with the accumulation of things. We’ve eliminated hunger, want, the need for possessions. We’ve grown out of our infancy."