Technocracy will be a blend of pleasure and pain, like combining Brave New World’s Soma with 1984’s INSOC. You can chill out with your mood stabilizer or get denied and then punished for stepping out of line.
April 23, 2017
Technocracy always starts with a clean slate: forget the past, forget experience, forget generational wisdom. Thus, every problem deserves a new solution that only science can provide. When it comes to morals, morality and ethics, there is left a huge vacuum to be filled by ‘new solutions”: tolerance, relativism, consumerism, hedonism, narcissism, etc.
Islamic nations are stampeding to sustainable development and the green economy. Islam has a natural affinity for science and engineering, as well as autocratic forms of Technocracy. The so0called Golden Age of Islam from the 8th to the 16th centuries was primarily about the advancement of science.