If the changes are widespread and seemingly irrational, then there are forces at work beyond those posited. Oligarchs are morons. Gates is a moron. His mother at IBM probably slept with someone to get his business started. And the rest are not called useful idiots for nothing.

All this sound and fury is slouching to something, but not what anyone expects. Perhaps a sensible reversal of this nonsense, perhaps a biological evolution that will remove the individual ego, or perhaps an emergence of a new order of man and machine like Harlan Ellison's I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream.

Be careful what you wish for. "Elite" attempts at modeling the future have been pathetic at best.

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Apr 18, 2023Liked by Moneycircus

Policy seems to be to sprint fulltilt into a wall and then rinse repeat. There are never lessons learned and the absolute worst of us are promoted to positions of power 🤣😭😵

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Your dreamstate reminded me so much of Franz Kafka's "The Trial." But there are plenty of other manifestations of that less than delightful depiction of a society gone too far to Hell. In fact one doesn't have to break into a sweat expending energy looking for such signposts, the sweats are for waking up in the middle of the night and coming to terms with such nightmares so closely resembling the madness of today's world when conscious and fully alert.

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