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you seem to base your argument on the basis that with everything being free that people would do nothing more than just eat, have fun, procreate, and never work, learn or aspire for anything else in their entire life that is not true being realistic.
if your talking about the scarcity of rare or hard to aquire items you really are just chipping away at the whole idea of this post with an icepick, if you want a custom item the tools will be readily available should you want one bad enough you can make it yourself
Originally posted by ChaoticOrder
We have to chose between evolving or surviving, we can't do both at the same time. If you put people in a system where their first and most important concern is surviving (food, shelter, medical care etc..) you will create a population that cannot evolve, or very slowly through violent behaviors and related behaviors.
Now you are just mumbling nonsense. Do you even know how evolution works, have you ever heard of SURVIVAL of the fittest? Natural selection works better when living conditions are tough. Why to you think people claim modern medicine is affecting the evolution of Humans? Because we let everyone live no matter how deformed and sick they may be, and if their genes are able to spread through our population it makes us weaker. The easier the living conditions the less evolution that happens. Only when conditions are harsh will you see the most innovative survival tactics come into play. Only when conditions are harsh will the weak die off. Only when conditions are harsh will the strongest genes propagate through the species. What you have just said is completely counter the most fundamental rules of evolution.
I was never claiming we should stick to the "jungle law". I was simply pointing out why you're words about evolution were wrong. All types of evolution work in the same way. The basic laws of natural evolution also extend into the laws of spiritual evolution. The most spiritually aware people on this planet are those who have experienced extreme hardships and sadness. Only by truly knowing such pain can they truly appreciate the full extent of life's pleasures. It is said that one cannot know happiness without knowing sadness. There can be no light without darkness.
Today, "survival of the fittest" is not what makes us evolve, but culture. We have learned to protect ourselves from harsh environments, to the point that we foresee human settlements on planets with lethal atmosphere or with no atmosphere at all. We have no predators or very few (viruses..) and even those will be made harmless in the future. In fact, we have extracted ourselves from the natural jungle for a long time now, thanks to culture, but still you preach that we should "stick to the natural jungle law". What is pushing you to want that if not ideology? Our genes do not define who or what we are, but culture does, life experience.
Originally posted by arpgme
It is not paradise to live in a world with cameras always watching.
The world is not completely controlled by technology now and look how much cameras and control there is, imagine if it were COMPLETELY controlled by technology. Do you know think that "they" will use this to their advantage to control?