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Comment: Re:Modern Luddites (Score 1) 544

by Transparent Ghost (#42289727) Attached to: Is Technology Eroding Employment?

"Technocracy is a social design that is compatible with our resources and technology, and one that provides for the distribution of abundance."

It is about a planned economy and wealth redistribution.

"Highest possible standard of living for ALL citizens in terms of income, housing, health care, education, and leisure. "

"Democratic controls for all non-technical issues and decisions. "

And these democratic decisions, how would they be enforced. What if 40% of the people disagree, and start disobeying? What if just 1% disagree, can they be forced to comply? (with bullets)

"A thoroughly scientific method of control of the technology of the continent. "

What if I don't want to control my technology scientifically. Suppose I don't care about science, or maybe I believe in a different scientific method. What would such a system have to offer to me.

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