Most of the current content available on this site is in the media section in the form of podcasts and dialogues. There is very little written work to share here related to civilization design currently, mostly just the first four parts of what was intended to be an eight parts series titled “New Economics” written several years ago. There are a number of short blog articles on more personal topics, originally written as facebook notes, also shared here.
"For the vast majority of human history pre-surplus, it is fair to say we were pre-economic beings: like all other animals, we were a part of the ecology. This means we lived in dynamic relationship with the natural world, and in critical interdependence with each other."...Read More
"Vectoring towards omni-win-win means making an omni-win-win choice whenever possible, and when not, making the choice closest to omni-win-win, that increases omni-win-win choice potential in the future."...Read More
"Economics is a facet of social architecture, inseparable from infrastructure, culture, governance, law, defense, information systems, education and human development, etc. These systems co-evolve and co-influence each other. They are currently all fundamentally inadequate to the scope, urgency, and nature of the issues and dynamics civilization now faces and must undergo a discrete phase shift...Read More
"Science has given us a solid theory of causation, which has given us incredible technological power that extends the magnitude of the consequences of our choices. But we do not have a similarly well grounded theory of choice (ethics), to guide how to use that power. So the default theory of choice has been game...Read More
"Sovereignty relates to the capacity for and demonstration of good (omni-positive) choice-making. We define sovereignty more formally as the product of sentience, intelligence, and agency."...Read More
"Our perception of existential paradoxes often comes from exactly this kind of process: believing in false dichotomies through reducing reality to conceptual slices that are true but partial to the point of actually requiring a seemingly mutually exclusive perspective to explain the full phenomena."...Read More