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What does your utopian future look like?

Is your utopia a capitalist or socialist economy? Doyou allow freedom? Is the world you know embrace technology but still in touch with culture and tradition and religion? Are yoir people left brained robots, right brained artist, or both.? Do you have a world federation or an earth confederacy? What is your world like by the year 2150?

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  • May 19 2013: Capitalism and socialism should absolutely cease being seen as mutually exclusive. I don't think there's is any hope for this world if ideologues continue to carry on as if the Cold War still exist and one must wipe out the other. The US has fallen behind in may ways since the end of the Cold war because it has a delusional element who think the Cold War was "won". Both sides lost for having trashed so much capital and resources and ingenuity into threat of our own extinction. Globalism is a reality and winners in it have hybrid economies that make for entrepreneurial success while providing for the upkeep and welfare of their nations. American ideologues still caught in the time warp believe that it should be "winner take all" and that's what we are seeing, 1% have and 99% have nots. History has shown that people will tolerate that ridiculous inequality only so long. I don't argue for artificial equality enforced by a state, just a hybrid economy where the winners actually consider it a privilege to contribute to the upkeep and elevation of the society. The real truth though is that we are not created beings at all and flaw is the rule not the exception. And one common flaw is the absence of empathy. And wealth seems to follow those who smash others and prefer castles with moats and alligators over safe communities with good schools and public works.

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