Why I welcome the automated economy

Why I welcome the automated economy

Jun. 30, 2015 by

Let’s skip basic income. Whether it comes sooner or later, there will be an automated economy in which smart machines are doing so many jobs that people are left with far more leisure time and governments are left with far less tax revenue.  Whether this

Why we won’t stop making the world a “mess” . . . yet

Why we won’t stop making the world a “mess” . . . yet

Feb. 3, 2015 by

I’ve made the argument that getting rid of government is a good idea.  I’ve also argued that traditional tools for sparking change—demonstrations, public marches, and such, as well as charismatic leaders leading the masses on a cause—are the tactics of a

Why socioeconomic problems are both burden and solution

Why socioeconomic problems are both burden and solution

Apr. 21, 2014 by

“The soil, it appears, is suited to the seed, for it has sent its reticle downward, and it may now send its shoot upward also with confidence. Why has man rooted himself thus firmly in the earth, but that he

We have the technology to right the world

We have the technology to right the world

Jan. 18, 2014 by

The POTUS said something remarkable in his NSA surveillance speech. Most listeners may have missed it. Obama pointed to a truth reaching far into the future while acknowledging that truth requires paying special attention to what the truth speaks to.