The Scientific Indian

A fascinating presentation. The logical conclusion of a world singing to the tune of commerce. Life as a game. A gloriusly simplified abstraction over the complexities of real life. What’s gonna stop it? You and me? Cue in uproarious laughter.

Well, Mr. Schell does throw in a bit of optimism in the end. If we think all our actions are recorded and left behind as our legacy, maybe we’ll change our behavior. Maybe, but probably not. The optimism seems contrived.

In any case, all the world will not become a game. The world is too complex a place for us (acting as corporations and government) to get a complete handle on.