Gene Veith correctly notes that Silicon Valley is angering both conservatives and liberals, but the correct reason is not revealed: Technocrats are apolitical and simply use politicians to further their own agenda. What is that agenda? It hasn’t changed since the 1930s: “Technocracy is the science of social engineering, the scientific operation of the entire social mechanism to produce and distribute goods and services to the entire population…” (The Technocrat, 1938) The bottom line is, nobody likes to be manipulated.Read More
The first identifiable global battle over cashless society has begun in India. The central bank is withdrawing cash from the financial system and the people are revolting. Bankers are bracing for angry mobs as payday approaches. If the people lose this battle, then the cashless society will sweep the world like a wildfire.