Re: Modern Technology: Out of Control?

Michael Lorrey (
Wed, 21 Jan 1998 17:43:17 -0500

EvMick wrote:

> an addenteum to this thread...unrelated to my earlier post.
> It might be interesting to check out some of the earlier works (Science
> Fiction) of Larry Niven. The "Gil The Arm" series in particular.
> In it is depectied a society in which technology is "under control". You
> might not like to live in it...I certainly wouldn't.

That was what I had in mind with my post. Only a level of control that Niven
describes in the ARM era of his known space series could hope to stabilize things
at this point, possibly even something more along the lines of The State
(Rammer, Integral Trees, etc.).

   Michael Lorrey
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