Bill Gates offers little by way of explanation as to why people might choose the more expensive green alternative, implying that they might have to be imposed.
“Vulnerable” countries have been screwed by supra-national bodies like the IMF and World Bank for decades. They are about to get screwed again by the same people, but this time in the name of saving the planet.
“It’s best to support staff to get the vaccine without making it a requirement” but the employer is also directed to “the organisation’s disciplinary policy”.
The launch of the manifesto “First Things First 2020” is only the most recent example of the “ethical design” ideologues’ anti-design impulse.
The relics of disused Victorian railway lines scattered across the landscape attest to a creative spark that demanded progress and bore no sentimentality, a recognition that reaching the future required risk, demolition, casualties.
The virus thrives on the essential elements of social life, such as the need to socialise, the importance of proximity, or the desire to comfort. To defeat the virus, we are told that we have to become reclusive.
Fewer, simpler or looser standards doesn’t necessarily mean more cavalier, indeed it ought to mean that we could propose more efficient and thorough standards and regulation. Setting national standards in a global context should be liberating.
The recent outbreak of coronavirus in the central city of Wuhan has created something resembling mass hysteria in the newsrooms of Western broadcast journalism This article explores some of the myths and realities.
Some of these futurists have taken Enlightenment reasoning and twisted it to a quasi-religious adherence to a technological future… as redemption. Distorted in a post human mind-set which condemns humans to be inferior, presented as a kind of system failure or flaw that only technological superiority can correct.
This is a call-to-arms to America’s allies in a shifting geopolitical world in an attempt to instil some loyalty and solidarity.