Gender and racial discrimination, surveillance, exploitation and so forth are only effects. The real problem is – that it is possible to suppress the people by false Science or false descriptions of the world – that supports Might Is Right. Or like this. We are not genuine citizens.

09 April 2013

The End in Two Versions: Brittsommar´s The Machine Stops and The Idea of Productivity Has Transformed

"The Painter" is off the forthcoming Brittsommar album, The Machine Stops.

Brittsommar gives us the end in a perfect lucid Wagnerian fashion.

However the end is not the end of the machine; but the very end of the perspective to consider that humans are like machines. It´s about the End of The Western Mindset.

BBC´s Peter Day, gives the same message, in a different perspective,  in two sections of his World of Business show.

Day explains, what is usually hidden by the political élite; the very idea of productivity has changed. If the political class stick to facts - everything must change - the so called democracy and science must turn to the real stuff.

And by the way. The ongoing financial crisis began with to make up - for the missing productivity - that the current construction of our world needs to work.

Therefore what Day explains, so great, is extremely vital to grasp.

Links to podcast-version of  Day´s World of Business

Productivity Puzzle 04 April 2013

“The UK economy is in a quandry: employment is rising but the productivity of its workforce is not. Behind the numbers, Peter Day tries to explain this puzzle and why it matters.”

Duration: 28 minutes.

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Race Against the Machine 30 March 2013

Duration: 27 minutes.

“Peter Day talks with the authors of the book Race Against the Machine and finds out what the rise of the robots is going to mean to all of our lives.”

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