is what i'm trying to say...
The TRON fantasy worked in 1980 because computers for most of us were these magical black boxes. Compared to today, a really small group of people around the world understood how they worked or how to program them.
Today, our fantasies have grown with our understanding of their ever increasing power... enter The Matrix.
Tron 2010 needed to evolve but it didn't. This has nothing to do with _OUR_ lack of imagination, it has to do with the films own lack of imagination.
Because this is a typical corporate maneuver to get their foot in the door. Eventually opting out will not be a realistic option as various features will only be accessible if you're enrolled.
Blizzard failed with the frontal assault so now they're going sideways with their strategy.
it's two years of GDP but you make it sound like their GDP will drop to 0 and thus their savings will last them just 2 years. Maybe that's not what you intended to imply but that's how it comes across.
9T in private citizens savings is HUGE no matter how you look at it.
"Boston University economist Lawrence Kotlikoff, for example, has argued that a relatively low rate of U.S. saving is ominous because: (1) it implies that Americans will have less wealth and income per person than the Japanese and Western' Europeans who record a savings rate from one-third to one-half higher than our own; (2) less wealth accumulation by Americans entails less control of the world's wealth by Americans, including wealth invested in the United States; and (3) the potential demands of the next generation of retirees on the next generation of workers. "