"probably, in time, opposition to the government will be taken to prove imbecility, so that rebels of all kinds will be sterilized. " Curious how Bertrand Russell could see that government would inevitably abuse this practice and yet was a socialist.

My own version of what Kevin Kelly calls protopia is "extropia", from the term "extropy". An extropia is a civilization that is continually striving to improve but never reaches a state of perfection.

Expand full comment
May 10Liked by Jason Crawford

This is magnificent, thank you

Expand full comment