THE FUTURE: We will occupy it
How can we look forward to the future with confidence?
When the media only talks about automation as the enemy of jobs, or genetic modification as the work of Frankenstein, politics responds with future denial.
Yet many of the vital resources we need for our flourishing are coming down the line. Less jobs need not mean less work – but more time to do the purposeful and meaningful activity that fulfills us and creates value for others.
Advances in genetic and biological science are not simply about cosmetic change, but health and vigour, enabling quality longer lives.
What is a techno-progressive politics?