Iron Fists Will Crush Techno-Utopias

Love | Peace Duality isn’t a concept fundamental to Western minds. If Eastern religions believe that every concept or form of matter contains its opposite or ‘other dimension’, Westerners are straight-line thinkers. We assume that all positive efforts lead to a good place, symbolically higher in the sky. Effort and human invention will take us to a good place.

Today’s Wall Street Journal reminds us that the Internet is not a utopia. We agree and reflect on our own involvement in the Internet democracy movement and the capacity of the Internet to wreck global havoc on us all. Read on Internet-Driven Democracy Is No Techno-Utopia.