Six Principles for Surviving the 21st Century

The science fiction writers are wrong. All the great science fiction writers of the past; Jules Verne, H. G. Wells, Robert A. Heinlein, Isaac Asimov, Philip K. Dick, Kurt Vonnegut, Robert Holmes, Rod Serling, Gene Roddenberry, etc., got the future wrong. They got a few things right but the big picture wrong. Instead, read or watch sci-fi for fun but remember it is literature and entertainment not the future.

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Democrats are Technocrats not Socialists

Thus, I think Democrats are technocrats or rather something new and undefined. Perhaps a political party that believes properly used technology and data can solve America’s problems.

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Yes, Nationalism is dead

Thus, the death of nationalism is like Friedrich Nietzsche’s infamous “God is dead” declaration. To explain, Nietzsche did not believe in God’s death, or that people had stopped believing in “God.” Instead, he concluded correctly, that God was no longer the primary focus of Western Civilization.

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