We could be The Jetsons, but we choose to live under the bedrock.
https://open.spotify.com/episode/0kwMxuFL3Tmhikjqk4BcL1?si=C4a6-I_ATgSk9ZzUds5X0g&dl_branch=1 When will we stop perpetuating and romanticizing struggling by believing that it’s a rite of passage to success? If you can make it easier for someone else to succeed, you simply should. Forcing others to endure hardship does not make them more deserving of what they achieve, it just makes us assholes. Misery is [...]
I’m waiting for that record scratch moment when something so insane and horrible happens that the whole country stops and goes “OK, wait, this is not cool!” and we can all agree on a more reasonable compromise for the better. It may be too late. We may be past our ability to be affected as [...]
If future generations are forced to suffer the same problems for which we are capable of finding solutions or have already found solutions, we will have failed. There exists an impulse within the bleakest cracks in the human psyche which drives us to purposely reengineer the same obstacles we have been unfortunate enough to endure. [...]
(The Fourth Industrial Revolution) Everything was automatic, so efficient that people were forced by an excess of spare time and the resulting boredom to interact with one another. This should have been the best possible outcome, but it seemed to them a most torturous situation. They were terminally advanced, inexorably detached. They went on about [...]