Derisive diatribes about the state of the nation, nation states and swerving leftward
26 March 2008
Maybe the Luddites were right
As I've argued before, we really needed to stop our technological advancement after developing the salmon spearing stick and the use of knotted ropes to calculate financial transactions. All subsequent inventions have taken us on a downhill trajectory. Scientists are now working on ways to train fish to swim into nets. More technology to feed the planets run-away population and to offset the depletion of natural resources.