Life in the Year 3000
Joshua Hehe
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I think utopian visions like the one described are always, inevitably ideological; what gives truck to ideology itself is an unreachable utopia. Like the notions that people have recently had about inhabiting Mars, which enables a certain form of techno-capitalism, at least amongst those who are willing to listen to that nonsense.

The thing is, though, that ideology is not inherently a bad thing. Any vision of the future under the current edifice — for the reasons stated above — is a statement of intent and is either a step in the direction of annihilation or of salvation for our species. That’s how powerful imagination is.

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