How Can We Understand an Ever-More Complicated World, When We Cannot Even Understand Ourselves?
Maybe you are different, but I can’t even begin to understand myself. And I am hardly the the most messed-up person out there. There are billions of us competing for that honor.
The gap between what we need to know and what we actually know keeps getting worse.
Some of us actually believe this problem will be solved when our computers become super-intelligent – and do our thinking for us. As if the defective beings we are – and we always have been, and always will be defective, since this is part of being human. As if all this could be overcome so easily.