Thursday, 10 March 2016

Why The System Is Set For Tyranny: The High-Tech Collectivist State

The More Reliant On Tech We Become? The More Enslaved To The System We Are.
The metaphor of society run by the levers of the machine, and the “system” that operates government and industry became much more literal in the post-war age of cybernetics. Mathematics and other related fields have got all that behavior down to a somewhat exact science. The use of algorithms and feed back mechanisms to track behavior has allowed the social scientist to manage people in mass, in often very subtle yet deeply meaningful ways. Here, Stafford Beer explains a concept outlined by Ross Ashby about the natural order and tendencies of systems – including some obvious pitfalls that are being played out today

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