Wanna win $5M dollars and save the world?

Ed Park, MD dr ed park, economics, News, overpopulation Leave a Comment

All forms of human inequality and cruelty are emergent properties of the systems we create. Parents view children as wealth. Social groups view themselves in competition. Nations fight to preserve industry, borders, and populations. And people work to acquire privileged positions with regard to information, wealth, and influence.

“The Martian” is an invitation to the architects of the future

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I believe the subrosa theme of The Martian is a challenge in the form of a wake-up slap to us all. Simply put, if one man can engineer his survival on an inhospitable wasteland, why can’t we engineer our survival on our home planet of such abundance?

World’s Richest Man predicts 3-day workweek – (Poorer billionaires predict an apocalypse)

Ed Park, MD #PhilanthropyFridays, overpopulation, slice of life Leave a Comment

Last night, I was helping my 11-yo son with his history assignment: a comic, showing the evolution of mankind from the stone age, to the neolithic, to the modern industrial phase. In Oliver’s last panel, his Homo sapiens sapiens concluded that the efficiencies of a mechanized world allowed them to enjoy being human.

This morning, I was pleased to find a similar sentiment from none less that Carlos Slim, the world’s richest man.