Communication Technology and Revolution

1436 — Johannes Gutenberg began work on his printing press
1450s — Gutenberg prints the “Gutenberg Bible”
1480s — 110 cities across Europe had printers
1500 — over 20 million books published
1517 — Martin Luther posted the “95 Theses” to the door of All Saints Church, then printed and distributed throughout Germany, starting the Reformation

The creation of the printing press resulted in the democratization of knowledge. It is no coincidence that after the…



I take a complexity approach to understanding and interpreting economics and politics. I consider our civil society to be made up of subsets of self-organizing network processes that interact to create our civil society. This is a new liberalism (neither left nor right).

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Troy Camplin

I am the author of “Diaphysics” and the novel “Hear the Screams of the Butterfly.” I am a consultant, poet, playwright, novelist, and interdisciplinary scholar.