More writers around the world are using the words Technocracy and Technocrats and thinking through the issues. This is an important catalyst for people to understand that it is real and urgently demands public debate.
Movie critics are hammering on Tom Hanks’ The Circle for poor acting and a weak script, but they actually comprehend the movie as depicting Technocracy. The writer states, “Tech innovators tend to have a disturbingly optimistic view of human nature, and politicians seem increasingly inclined to go along with it, on both the left and the right.”
Scientism is a religion that is at the base of both Technocracy and Transhumanism. It elevates science and the Scientific Method to a level of godhood where the scientists and engineers are the priesthood.
A ‘hat-tip’ to Thaddeus Howze, who has cracked the code and apparently without any knowledge of Technocracy. That is, that we are headed toward feudalism, run by algorithm, where the all the resources will be taken away from common humanity and given to the global commons for the benefit of the oligarchs.
If you want to understand the mind of a Technocracy, you must read this entire story. Travis Kalanick, CEO of Uber, breaks all the rules of society and business, with impunity. After all, he is changing society he says. Technocrats often exhibit sociopathic tendencies.
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.
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.
The addictive nature of smartphones is being used against consumers as a conduit to deliver brainwashing, propaganda and dogma to completely change public perception of reality. This is in preparation for full-blown Technocracy, which would never, ever be acceptable to people without such brain conditioning. Welcome to the ‘zombie world’ of technology. This article deals with the addictive nature of smartphones.
The following article is about the importance of the Rule of Law in societies around the world. America has been a beacon and testimony to the benefits of being subjected to the Rule of Law, administered fairly to all.
By contrast, Technocracy proposes Rule of Science, which is altogether different. Rule by Science leads straight to Scientific Dictatorship and a society devoid of personal choice and freedoms we currently take for granted. This is the demarcation of the ages: Will we jettison Rule of Law for the Rule of Science?
This writer stated many times that the success of Technocracy depends upon the death of capitalism and free enterprise. Technocracy will never ascend because of its superior attraction, but rather because it is the only game in town. This is why it almost caught on in the 1930s in the depths of the Great Depression, but the economy recovered and people forgot about Technocracy.