The Role of Work – What Is It? The role of work is at the heart of many societal norms, take the so-called “protestant work ethic”. The current strikes in France, inspired by the fuel tanker driver strike, will have many of a “work ethic” mindset secretly envious but openly tut-tutting. https://www.thelocal.fr/20160526/french-fuel-crisis-4600-petrol-stations-run-dry China, despite its… Continue reading Robots and Fuel Strikes – What Are People Supposed to Do?
Totalitarianism Hits Britain The End of Freedom – Here is the News Today, dozy Brits sleepwalked into a slightly-uncomfortable oblivion. No-one blinked. Following on from yesterday’s news that everything any of us does will be recorded, anything and everything, it’s now the end of justice as we know it and a sharp veer to the… Continue reading Cameron Reveals the Second Totalitarian Democracy