Powerful systems run our lives. Yet they increasingly seek to create dependence upon them. This comes with a set of consequences. Humans have managed to try and replace natural systems. While it is easy to not think about these systems their power is quite massive. Hiding from thinking about them does not prevent them from existing. Understanding allows us some independence.
The oppression of big tech has not just been on political groups and political topics. Many other communities have been hit hard by the lurch to censor and control.
Increasingly natural humans and natural parts of our life are not good enough. This post explores these changes and talks about some of the growing problems. Talking about the future in the present is always important.