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Oxford philosopher Nick Bostrom: “Total surveillance is the only way to save humanity.

“Bostrom frames his argument in terms of a giant urn filled with balls. Each ball represents a different idea or possible technology, and they are different colors: white (beneficial), gray (moderately harmful), or black (civilization-destroying). Humanity is constantly pulling balls from this urn, according to Bostrom’s model — and thankfully, no one has pulled out a black ball yet. Big emphasis on yet.”

When futurism led to fascism

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