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
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!
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!
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?
Summary: This post on our series about the gender roles revolution looks at the result of the social and tech trends -- women have won. They now have a competitive superiority in a wide range of factors, which is bringing them to dominance in US society. Changes take time to upset existing hierarchies, but the … Continue reading Women have won the gender revolution