“The problem of humanity is we have Paleolithic emotions, medieval institutions and godlike technology”. Biologist Edward O. Wilson
This sums up the political challenges we face today, both in the US and globally. One only has to cite the new flashpoint over reproductive rights to understand the toxic mix between human fragility, technological advancements and a political system that uses 17th century ideas to make 2022 laws.
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This newsletter covers contemporary US politics from the vantage point of society of the early days of the digital age. An age that has already transform many aspects of our lives, rendering major institutions, industries and assumptions obsolete, with the pace of change only accelerating. From this perspective we discuss day-to-day politics and trends, with the sole purpose of charting a safe course for our self-governing political system in the digital age.
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