Tag Archives: society

The American Un-Society

The Las Vegas massacre has exposed that the idea of the existence of an American “society” is increasingly becoming pure fiction.

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We Need Peace Rooms, Not War Rooms

A proposal for the pro-social use of big data intelligence

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The World Today: A Net Assessment

Is the call for a global emergency mere alarmism? Or do we really have reason to be alarmed?

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Vietnam: Memories Are Made of This – Or Maybe Not

A review of Viet Thanh Nguyen’s fascinating new book.

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Part VII: Principles For a “Golden Age of Prosperity and Peace”

Ethics is not about putting obstacles in people’s way, but about fundamental success principles for a prosperous and peaceful society.

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Part IV: Upgrading Today’s Capitalism

Capitalism in its current form is neither fair nor sustainable.

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Part III: A New Social Contract

It is time to work out a new social contract that allows everyone to lead a proper life and determine it to a larger extent.

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Part II: Rethinking the World Economy: From Push to Pull

If we changed our throw-away society, there would be enough resources for everyone.

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Part I: The Moral Duty of the Elites

It is the moral duty of the elite to avert global disaster.

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Future of Work and the Survival of the Welfare State

More and more people are finding work in the digital economy, but more flexibility also means increased insecurity.

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