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The biggest political and economic issue of the 21st and 22nd centuries will not be food, war, overpopulation, or the environment, but boredom and uselessness. The biggest problem will be figuring out how to manage people's emotional lives in a time when their intelligence, brains and consciousness will become irrelevant. The writers of the 2050s will observe that the idea ...more
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Published June 29th 2018 by Zero Books
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Oct 16, 2018 rated it really liked it
I found this to be such an interesting and unexpected read. Sometimes books about this topic become either way too technical for me to understand or are written in such a monotonous tone, however I found this to be the complete opposite of that. It’s short, straight to the point and very informative.

The author of this book argues that years from now and in 2050 as he presumes that the thing that will plague humanity and will be our number one threat is boredom and uselessness. This sentence at t
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Francis Sanzaro (Ph.D., Religion), is the author of three books whose genres range from sexuality to technology to athletics, and he is currently hard at work on a thriller. He has appeared on BBC World News, and in their international podcast series, BBC Radio. His essays, poetry and fiction have appeared in The New York Times Sunday Review, The Scotsman, Huffington Post, The Baltimore Post Exami ...more

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