[FoRK] When Wealth Disappears
Gregory Alan Bolcer
greg at bolcer.org
Wed Oct 9 06:57:23 PDT 2013
What you'd like to see in a revolutionary change and what an actual
revolution look like are hardly ever the same thing.
On 10/8/2013 10:08 AM, Stephen D. Williams wrote:
> Efficiency (both actual efficiency and apparent economic costs) caring
> for elderly, health care, housing, transportation (or need for
> transportation (cut commuting by 50-90%)), education, entertainment,
> scientific (medical, etc.) research, etc. Food is reasonably efficient
> but could be much better still in various ways. All of these are ripe
> for revolutions.
> Maybe most people will work caring for elderly in the other areas of
> their super efficient duplex / quadplex. Maybe most of us will spend a
> portion of time mentoring others as part of a total education process.
> We'll work at home or the block pod, doing anything non-physical from
> our office and a lot of physical things via telerobotics.
> We haven't even scratched the surface of possible solutions, let alone
> radical solutions. We're just posturing until we finally admit we
> should talk about solving the real problems.
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