Tag Archives: INformation Age

Peak Disruption

The post-war Old Order crashes around us. The Information Age reaches the maturation necessary to displace the Industrial Age.

Peak disruption may be at hand in the transition, but peak influence never will arrive. The influence of information will – can – never cease expanding, for such is the nature of information.

The post-post-war order rises. The disruptions accelerate and enlarge as one Age gives way to the next. Fukuyama was wrong.

The media that provided the compass and the landscape for millennia is the troll under the bridge wooing us from reality and telling us of a path […]

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Low-Skill Immigration and America’s Future

When push comes to shove for the decreasing numbers of low-skill jobs in which increasing numbers of low-skill workers predominantly are employed (illegal Hispanic immigrants, African Americans and, increasingly, muslims), these three groups are going to go to war with each other over those jobs as those jobs disappear with the advance of the Information Age and robotics.

If African Americans understood that it is Democrat politics driving down their wages and prosperity by increasing the supply of low-skill workers through immigration, they – logically – would begin to vote GOP. That they don’t shows how captive they are to […]

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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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