"Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge: it is those who know little, and not those who know much, who so positively assert that this or that problem will never be solved by science." - Charles Darwin
“Perceiving technology in ‘the present tense’ requires a rejection of the hope for how the technology can be changed in ’the future tense’ and forces a more grounded assessment of these technologies.”
“The future is not a blank page; and neither is it an open book.” – Lewis Mumford
Rocks and sand on Mars
“What would it be like to have life on easy mode?” You can try it right now: Keep reading this article, but see if you can do it with a feeling of relaxed effortlessness. Of ease & peace. You might relax your muscles, breathe deeply and smoothly, smile very slightly, and feel a sense of appreciation for being alive in this moment. What is that like for you? That’s the essence of life on easy mode.