While our rise as a technical society has exceeded past efforts, over time it seems destined to fail. Not everything is ultimately extensible. Limits to resources is a hard thing for the bacteria in the agar dish to accept.
In this morning’s discussion (other than the ChartPack and a few news items weighing on Future) we’ll explore that continuum of human thinking which is circumscribed by religious fables, education, and then the well-monetized attachment of symbols.
From here Life changes a bit. For not only are we “processes of doing things” collectors, but we are also the “template pickers.”
A role which defines the future and makes serious human folly semi-predictable.
We’ll start with a few headlines to make the case..