This New Year, let’s resolve to face the future with care, not fear

Summary: Sometime during the past few generations we lost our traditional confidence in ourselves. Fear replaced it. It makes us weak and easy to manipulate. Fortunately our fears are exaggerated, and our history gives us reason for confidence. Let's shed our fears to make a great 2017!   Climate change, peak oil, 4GW, social decay, ecological collapse, … Continue reading This New Year, let’s resolve to face the future with care, not fear

Good news: a new industrial revolution has begun!

Summary: For the next chapter of this series about good news, let's look at the new industrial revolution. Our experience with the last industrial revolution shows us the potential and peril that lies ahead. It will be exciting. Let's work to make it fun, not painful. “For the world is changing: I feel it in … Continue reading Good news: a new industrial revolution has begun!

Good news: the singularity approaches!

Support: Amidst the gloom that envelopes both Left and Right, evidence grows that another discontinuity in history approaches -- a singularity. If so, it will evaporate many of today's problems and create new ones. Only aware eyes and open minds can prepare for what is coming. This is another in this week's posts about good … Continue reading Good news: the singularity approaches!

How should we prepare, as a new era begins for the world economy?

Summary: Often the most important insight is the largest but least obvious aspect of a situation, hidden amidst the river of data that flows over us every day. Today the key thing to know is that we've entered a new world, once in which almost anything can happen. This creates new rules for individuals and … Continue reading How should we prepare, as a new era begins for the world economy?