All that we are is the result of what we have thought. The mind is everything. What we think we become."
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Calling Out The Delusions Of A Techno-Industrial Society

Calling Out The Delusions Of A Techno-Industrial Society

Jul 27, 2014-- Stories about the human colonization of other worlds were popular in the 1950s, with a promise of material abundance, and much of the population of the Western world excited about the possibilities offered by new technologies and a beneficial, authoritative science. That humans could extend their reach to other worlds seemed inevitable progress. Today, the popular faith in science and technology has drained away, to be replaced by a widespread, if often unspoken, fear. We have opened the box and seen where our ambition leads, and though we might quickly close it again and look away, it is too late in the day for any kind of innocence. This thoughtful essay urges us to move past the delusions of our society. (12614 reads)


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