The Culture novels are unapologetically socialist. And why not – if everyones needs can be satisfied at essentially zero cost, and 99.9% of wants can be satisfied in the same way, the concept of scarcity goes out the window, and… Read moreArtificial Scarcity
Is there anything it can’t do? I’ve read studies that suggest that first children have more ability to hold delay gratification than later children. And that they are generally more successful.