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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 24 2013: Utopia? why not! A paradygm shift from behavioural science towards science of the mind...no longer will it be appropriate to just collect data on human yearnings and needs and use it to manipulate stock markets and wealth..but for what it was intended...to provide us with a map to build the greatest wealth and happiness for the mind...how do we take ourselfs out of the modern gladiator motif and evolve into a sentient being whose ability to experience the world around them is no longer filtered through the dominant ideology which is one of greed and violence...science of the mind...all the things that we know to bring peace,joy inclusiveness,empathy are prioritized as the foundation of education and behaviour..no more ROME...humane actions by human people who participate fully in behaviours,laws,beliefs that allow them to feel fully the wonder of life without the parasite of violent ideology farming us for reward...no more pirate motifs,knights of the round table,witches,princesses,kings,all their stories gone and along with it their ridiculous motif of superiority and entitlement...but its so normal I challenge you to be able to see this violent ideology
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      May 25 2013: An excellent post! I sometimes think that we are just one or two steps away from a psychological understanding of ourselves that will free us from the bonds of our fear laden conditioning.
    • Jun 16 2013: How do you figure out which kind of happiness is better than the other?
      Our minds are perfectly happy with many disastrous things that nudge dopamine receptors. (many drugs)
      [Actually, I know a way, gauge network effects perhaps.] The main pitfall of maximizing total happiness is that it doesn't consider unpredictable future, only now and perhaps predictable future.

      What does "humane" entail? Has anyone ever fully answered that question?

      Do you want to force everyone to participate? Why and how?

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