Category Archives: Utopia

Venezuelan Utopia: Is It the Future?

For years, the top radical tourist destination, the political equivalent of the Pattaya Beach brothel, has been Chavista Venezuela. Hollywood stars, the leaders of the British Labour party and Spanish “popular resistance”, and every half-baked pseudo-left intellectual from Noam Chomsky … Continue reading

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Urban World Utopia or Global Dysgenic Idiocracy?

By 2050, the World’s urban population will have increased from 3.9 billion to 6.4 billion, resulting in 67% of the world’s population inhabiting urban areas, up from the current level of 54%. Clearly, urbanization is already occurring, and it is … Continue reading

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Abundance: Guaranteed Basic Income vs. Guaranteed Basic Competence

It is becoming stylish to talk about “living wages” or “guaranteed basic incomes.” It is thought by some that giving every living person a guaranteed income might free them from worrying about money, and allow them to pursue a rich … Continue reading

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Is the Dark Enlightenment in Danger of Becoming Another Ideology?

In a very real sense, a philosophy is a way of life which may incorporate but does not embody a political agenda. On the other hand, ideology is usually based in theory, the precepts of which often have little or … Continue reading

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Looking for Drug Utopia and Genius

Mind-altering drugs are both promise and curse. Make the right choices, and a better life can open up before you. Make the wrong choices and you may lose the ability to make any more choices at all. “OxyContin, Xanax bars, … Continue reading

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Cyborgs, Slaves, and Superfluous Humans

Within the next 200 years, humans will have become so merged with technology that [some of us will] have evolved into “God-like cyborgs”, according to Yuval Noah Harari . . . . . . Many researchers believe that we’ve already … Continue reading

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Growing the Master Race

The fear is that germ-line engineering is a path toward a dystopia of superpeople and designer babies for those who can afford it… _MIT Technology Review If germ-line engineering becomes part of medical practice, it could lead to transformative changes … Continue reading

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Governments: Can’t Live With Them, Can’t Kill Them

Some countries allow more freedom and opportunity for their citizens and residents than others. Some nations are more prosperous and welcoming than others. By observing the flow of talented and ambitious emigrants and immigrants, one can get a general measurement … Continue reading

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We Are Marching to Utopia . . . We Will Soon Be There! 2015 Reprise

First published on the original Al Fin blog …optimists and idealists — with their ignorance about the truths of human nature and human society, and their naive hopes about what can be changed — have wrought havoc for centuries….instead of … Continue reading

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Africa: Marching to Utopia, They are Almost There

Beginning around 2010, the world’s mainstream pundits began to sing a triumphant refrain. They called it “The African Miracle,” and declared a new and booming Africa, a world investment magnet for the smart global investor. The song is still being … Continue reading

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