But I think there will be enough resources, technology, and intelligence to support a much smaller, smarter, and enhanced group of humans or human-machine hybrids. So lots of people will be lost and there will be relatively little economic incentive or resource opportunity to save them.
And this is what Yuval Noah Harari says in that article you linked to. I would consider that an enlightened objective under the emerging circumstances and worthy of evolutionary survival, adaptation, and some form of reproduction cloning, sexual, Transhumanist immortality, or otherwise.
You have the master storytellers, the bankers, the finance ministers telling you that money is worth something.
Do I think humans can be ethical and compassionate?
I suspect this is happening. Money is the most successful story ever. We come up with justifications for our behaviors. Try giving money to a chimp. So society averages out at average.
There will be more walled cities with those inside tuning out what happens outside. We should be skateboarding on Mars by now, for example, yes?
We are still stuck in an evolutionarily determined predator-prey situation in which the most successful predatory top 0. I do hope, however, more people listen to the Pope. But we are also capable of dehumanizing the enemy in order to kill them. We are living with climate change and ceaseless arguments about it; with ecosystem despoilment and depletions and Fox News.
In the physical and spiritual manifestation of a IQ world. We should be working far less by now, with no wage-slaves, poverty or illusions of democracy.
Or have nuclear fusion and nuclear fission waste all taken care of by now, everything all neatly decommissioned? So maybe culture is a kind of averaged-out manifestation of IQ, which is not that bright as some have suggested.In terms of total petroleum liquids + other liquids (EIA), OPEC 12 net exports fell from 28 MMBPD in to 27 MMBPD inas annual Brent crude oil prices doubled from $55 in to an average of $ for to inclusive.Download