Book or otherwise, what’s your current Work in Progress?
My work in progress is developing a systems framework to deliver universal abundance, universal liberty, and universal security.
I want every person on the planet to have a reasonable chance of living as long as they want in good health and with the freedom and resources to do whatever they responsibly choose.
Freedom in this sense is freedom of action and not freedom from the consequences of action.
Freedom at this level implies being responsible for taking reasonable action to mitigate any negative effects of the consequences of actions upon others, including the ability of the ecosystem to sustain life generally.
Responsibility and freedom seem to me to be two sides of the same coin.
We seem to be developing the technical ability to fully automate the production of all essential goods and services for human survival, and an exponentially growing class of other goods and services, which makes the concepts of work, markets and money essentially redundant.
Within the bounds of responsible choice, it delivers an environment that is essentially “ask and thou shalt receive”.
And getting people to appreciate this possibility, when money and markets are such a fundamental part of the culture they exist in, is difficult – quite the single most difficult aspect of the “work in progress” 😉