The Forgotten Stage of Human Progress

The Forgotten Stage of Human Progress

To make progress, we need science and technology. But we also need the culture and the right politics to make the best use of what humans come up with. «Invention is easily overrated, and implementation is often underrated», as Derek Thompson puts it. His essay kicks off a special series focused on two big questions: «How do you solve the world’s most important problems? And how do you inspire more people to believe that the most important problems can actually be solved?» Will surely be worth following along.

From Weekly Filet #394, in May 2022.

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