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If you are an ultra-rich oil baron for whom petroleum is the basis of all your wealth and poweryou are going to fight the solar power industry like you were a cornered wolverine.
Just try to find a CEOs of telephone-directories, newspaper, encyclopedia, and magazine publishers who has anything nice to say about the advent of the internet. All of those publishers are rapidly going bankrupt. Such powerful people want the status quo antethank you very much.
Not for deep-seated psychological reasons, it is just about the money. They will use every tool at their disposal. Everything from buying all the rights to the tech and supressing it, to forcing their bribed politicians to pass laws outlawing the disruptive technology.
Remember all those urban legends about the guy who invented an automobile that would run on water, and how they mysteriously vanished never to be seen again?
They are more or less at war with the status quo group. Let alone any corporation who have made their profits skyrocket by utilizing this new thing called "the internet. On a cynical note, Heinlein made a time-line to place all his stories and characters on.
In the story the two protagonists Douglas and Martin prevail over the Power Syndicate. On the time-line I noticed that Douglas and Martin died on the same day. I suspect that they were assasinated in revenge by the Power Syndicate. He mounts it on a submarine and has instant starship.
Then he and the submarine depart for parts unknown. This makes the totalitarian government very unhappy. They want to use this technology, they do not want citizens getting their hands on it. Makes it far to easy to escape the totalitarian state.
Then they find out that Gilpin has mailed blueprints of the gadget to quite a few people. A scifi Maguffin that destroys a corrupt government and frees the oppressed people is a very libertarian idea. Just keep in mind the drawbacks of libertarianism. Ignorance, disease, poverty and fear had virtually ceased to exist.
The memory of war was fading into the past as a nightmare vanishes with the dawn; soon it would lie outside the experience of all living men. With the energies of mankind directed into constructive channels, the face of the world had been remade.
It was, almost literally, a new world.That is the secret of all culture: it does not provide artificial limbs, wax noses or spectacles—that which can provide these things is, rather, only sham education. Jan 28, · So humanity developed morals, rules, laws, etc, and society grew apace. These morals, rules, laws, etc, were by then attributed to the 'gods', and now everyone believes that they were devised by the gods.
No so! There are no gods, and contrary to Status: Resolved. Fideisms Judaism is the Semitic monotheistic fideist religion based on the Old Testament's ( BCE) rules for the worship of Yahweh by his chosen people, the children of Abraham's son Isaac (c BCE)..
Zoroastrianism is the Persian monotheistic fideist religion founded by Zarathustra (cc BCE) and which teaches that good must be chosen over evil in order to achieve salvation.
Brief discussion of quotes, ideas and life of the famous German postmodern philosopher, Friedrich Nietzsche. Quotes on Language, Metaphor, Metaphysics, Truth, Postmodernism.
Nietzsche Pictures, Biography, and quotations from Beyond Good and Evil, The Greeks. Explaining Nietzsche's postmodern philosophy 'God is Dead' with the Wave Structure of Matter. The floral skull stems from evil and death, and represents fertility.
A Pythagorean emblem of life and peace in a fertile ground which full of flowers, the ground of a rising path with fork roads to Good and Evil of the human society. Dec 01, · The Christianity that is a bludgeoning force of superficial conformity, a political tool of the right wing, a weapon against minorities, is my perception of evil.
My point is that evil is just that, a perception. An arbitrary determination by the timberdesignmag.com: Resolved.