: Society, as a whole, evolves independent of "rational" planning. This has been the course of history and no one here has shown otherwise.
"The most important institutions in human society--language,
law, money, and markets--all developed
spontaneously, without central direction." --David Boaz
As is the net. It's the first free market the world has
Exponential evolution is here.
Cyberspace is a "place" where no nation state will have
Free at last, if you know how to use it.
"The civilization that brought you world war, the
assembly line, social security, income tax, deodorant,
and the toaster oven is dying. Deodorant and the
toaster oven may survive. The others won't. Like
an ancient and once mighty man, the nation-state
has a future numbered in years and days, and no
longer in centuries and decades." --_The Sovereign Individual_,
by James Dale Davidson and William Rees-Mogg, 1997