Saturday, December 26, 2015

New Age meets High Tech meets Global Climate Change Preachers of Doom

A pitch for a tech oligarchy and a command economy. In his view we have "evolved" to a new kind of society that appears to have stunning resemblance to old school socialism run by a tech elite.  Of course this time it will be run by "men of a finer clay".  At 41:00, he argues for "sustainable capitalism" that cannot coexist with traditional democracy.  His version of "participatory democracy" is actually "soft despotism" run by tech oligarchs.

Preachers promising salvation from the "end times" is an ancient tradition that did not start with Silicon Valley.

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