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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.

The perversity of nature is nowhere better demonstrated by the fact that, when exposed to the same atmosphere, bread becomes hard while crackers become soft.

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