Photo by Laura Dewilde on Unsplash While researching and writing about global politics in the digital age, I came to a realization. The world exists in a state of feudal anarchy. As globalism grows, organizations lay claim to the allegiances of people around the world and across traditional geographic borders. Local, national and extra-national governments (EU … Continue reading What is Neo Medievalism and Why it Matters in the Digital Age?
Month: October 2020
Misinformation, Propaganda, And Narrative Bias
Whether it's psychology's halo effect, or behavioral economic's anchoring bias, the order that we receive information impacts how we judge all future information. Put simply, for humans, first impressions matter greatly to all our future perceptions. This is important to understand because human beings are subject to what is known as narrative bias. We make … Continue reading Misinformation, Propaganda, And Narrative Bias
The Sovereign Individual: What You Need to Know & Why
Photo by Christine Roy on Unsplash The Sovereign Individual: Mastering the Transition to the Information Age, provided an accurate roadmap of the Digital Age. Yet the book was written 20 years ago! Before the invention of the mobile internet, before remote work, and before social media platforms existed. Despite being published so many years ago, the … Continue reading The Sovereign Individual: What You Need to Know & Why
Is Distributed Tech Important In A World With More Nationalism?
Image Source: PRESANS - Centralized Money, Decentralized Nation States, Distributed Tech In 2020, globalism is receding, giving way to aggressive nationalist movements. This trend harms globalists that benefit from a well integrated global economy. As global policy shifts towards isolationism and protectionism, globalists will turn to distributed technology as a haven for global commerce. A … Continue reading Is Distributed Tech Important In A World With More Nationalism?
Why Globalism is Dying and Giving Way to Nationalism
Photo by Mat Reding on Unsplash The world is fragmenting and its fueled by zero-sum nationalism. State leaders adopt protectionist policies to benefit their countries and extract value from the global community. In this new political era, there is such a thing as a greatest nation status. And you achieve that status by beating out … Continue reading Why Globalism is Dying and Giving Way to Nationalism