Will our future be like Star Trek or Jupiter Ascending?


Summary: Star Trek excites our imaginations, including those of economists imaging a world beyond scarcity. How will the economy run with almost unlimited wealth? This post looks at improbable aspects of this vision, including the robot revolt, and asks if our future will resemble Jupiter Ascending more than Star Trek. Contents Trekonomics The Solution: robots […]

http://fabiusmaximus.com/2015/08/07/star-trek-economics-or-jupiter-ascending-88110/

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Author: Brad Slusher

A document covered with good intentions and proclamations, signed by men of questionable character, is incapable of restraining the avarice of a government.