23 Dec '12 16:24>
Originally posted by JS357There are some nice ideas in the Venus Project...
Giving you a few links is entirely not the same as dumping books on you for several reasons.
1, books tend to cost money, and the contents of the links are free.
2, books take time to acquire, the links are instant.
3, books tend to be quite long, the links are to bite-sized blogs.
4, books tend to be broader and less nar ...[text shortened]...
But sadly there are also a number of flaws that would make the implementation as described fail.
The biggest one being that it requires "nice people" (tm) to work.
Which is usually where utopian ideals fall down.
It wont actually work in the real world with real people. In the same way that communism doesn't
work in the real world with real people.