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Liberty and Information

I’ve written before of the accelerating Information Age and the changes it has and will continue to bring. Look across Western History to arguably the biggest philosophical change since the advent of Christianity: The Enlightenment; liberty from a Church opposed to it. What drove the Enlightenment? What drove the intellectual class, policy makers and finally governments from a dependence on Faith to a dependence on Reason?

Information: The printing press and mass literacy drove a demand for liberty that created the largest, fastest alteration in government and governing philosophy in history.

It’s doing so again. People from Scotland to Texas, […]

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