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futuristic megacities will start to become reality
EvoSoc is a political philosophy associated with Eduard Bernstein and other 20th century social democrats that favored reform over revolution. Bernstein challenged the traditional Marxist analysis that capitalism would soon collapse under its own contradictions. Instead, he pointed out that the capitalism of his day had managed to overcome many of its weaknesses, expanding employment, reducing over production and allowing for the creation of the welfare state. Following this theory of history, Evolutionary Socialists advocate for a slow and peaceful transition from capitalism to socialism.
How would you describe your politics or ideology?
Who are your biggest influences?
James Madison, Eduard Bernstein, Otto von Bismark, The White Rose Resistance, Ernst Junger, Voltaire, Victor Hugo
When did you first learn about or start visiting online political communities?
What was your ideology before entering these spaces?
Or how have your views evolved since you started participating?
I’d say it was close to Social Liberal. I’d also say it evolved from that and [the] current political climate.
What changes do you think we are likely to see in the next 10 years?
In the next ten years I think that the global war on terror will hopefully be ended. Another thing is probably increased consciousness about global warming and hopefully something done about it in the west. With another recession coming the possibility of another great depression is a threat. And finally I think we would see the rising threat of automation come to light.
What changes do you think we are likely to see in the next 40 years?
I think that there will be a revival of the space race between America and China in a race to seek being the first to the other planets in the solar system. I think that through the economic collapse I mentioned earlier, there is a possibility that China will fall back into true Maoism or even collapse. I believe that the Koreas will be united and that might bring Korea down as a first world nation. I believe that futuristic megacities will start to become reality as well.
What changes do you want to see in the next 10 years?
In the next 10 years I think the 1 big thing I want to see is the US pullout of all foreign conflict. I would also love to see a push green energy and the advancement of sciences. I would also like to see government somewhat regulate automation to save our low paying jobs.
What changes do you want to see in the next 40 years?
Hopefully the collapse of the PRC and the realization of space mining and the resources we would gain from it. Also the abolishment of the electoral college and its replacement with ranked voting.
What tools, technologies or tactics are most important to achieve this?
More than likely for most of the scientific and green energy would require forms of clean nuclear energy to power things.
What are the most common jobs in this future society?
More than likely Clerk/store jobs, Technicians, Contractors, and farmers.
Where do most people live?
Majority would probably live in the cities but a large minority would still be rural
What modes of transportation do people use?
I think mode of transportation is a little too hard to predict but it could be some sort of hovering vehicle that could theoretically fly I suppose.
How are goods and food produced?
I think that GMOs would come into more use as humanity progresses it would need specific things to adapt to a future life.
How do these goods and food reach consumers?
Well assuming the automation regulation works it would be transported by truck/plane/train to the cities and other centers of population
How much leisure time do people have?
Well I would hope it doesn't become a Japan situation where people work so much they never get a family, but I would hope that the government would be able to step in and force shorter work weeks and flexible time for the worker.
What kind of energy does this society use?
Where is this society located?
Mostly in the west and possibly the style of city originated from the Far East in Japan/Korea
Who are *you* in this society?
Most likely my line of work would be what I want to go into still, which would be an optometrist.
Where are most people in this society from?
Western nations/far east
How are laws created?
Whatever evolution of government in each country is beyond me but I do believe with these megacities it would be some form of technocracy
Does this society run up against any natural limits?
I mean the geography of the cities would most likely be in the same spot as cities now so probably not. The climate effects of these cities is most likely not that bad considering the effectiveness of the clean nuclear energy
What language do people speak?
Well due to it being in multiple western countries and English being one of the world's largest languages and growing, I could see it being a fusion of the persons native language and English
What are the biggest religious or spiritual organizations, if any?
I don't think it's predictable to make a good answer