Derisive diatribes about the state of the nation, nation states and swerving leftward
24 April 2018
The future and fortunes of fortune-telling Kangnam style
The Economist had a recent article about the continued popularity of fortune-telling, shamans, and clairvoyants in South Korea. It's interesting to see the established religions gradually fade in influence while the New Age variants emerge to take their place. The article eventually delves into the fanciful with a discussion of AI-empowered robots entering the fray.