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Re-humanising the World

  • Jean-Hervé LorenziEmail author
  • Mickaël Berrebi
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Abstract

Everything is still to play for today, provided the future is not dictated to us by a few technology gurus—our so-called prophets—and that collective political thinking regains the upper hand. Unfortunately, that is not the path we are following today. Not that our politicians are incapable of doing so, but simply because the world is so difficult to understand, the future so uncertain, that they feel paralysed. So we have a simple objective: to set some rules which, if imposed, will give those in power the makings of a strategy. We will set out five points here which explain the extremely strict parameters governing what our future rules must be. First and foremost, they concern the dismantling of the technology monopolies.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Paris Dauphine UniversityParisFrance
  2. 2.ParisFrance

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