The first paragraph gives it away: “1 billion urban dwellers live in settlements that have emerged outside of the state’s control”. This core of New Urban Agenda is to bring everyone under state control; in other words, as so many other UN documents say, “leave no one behind”.
December 16, 2016
Whether you want it or not, AI is going to assimilate you into a new paradigm of personal management and control. Huxley’s Brave New World is a timely read.
Technocrats will pull out all the stops to design a compact power generator to drive military-grade lasers from a small jet fighter, but not for powering humanity. Why? They must rigidly control energy production and consumption in order to operate the Technocracy.