Ask A Genius 223 – Underclass, Kids, and Resource Dilution

In-Sight Publishing

Ask A Genius 223 – Underclass, Kids, and Resource Dilution

Scott Douglas Jacobsen & Rick Rosner

July 9, 2017

[Beginning of recorded material]

Rick Rosner: Technology will prompt people to have kids later or to hold on to their own resources. The economic elites holding on to their own resources because they can anticipate living indefinitely and not be diluting those resources through having kids.

The underclass; I don’t know how it’s going to work with them and kids, but I anticipate that the population will begin to level out around 12-13 billion, 14-15 billion. I don’t know, but around a century from now.

And it doesn’t have to be Idiocracy having a large number of people whose needs are taken care of and it might not even be fair to call them the underclass, you might call them the economically non-elite.

Those people with having their needs taken care of may be free to create all sorts of great things for the world. The risk is that will be economic stratification, but perhaps the more critical issue is whether access to tech will be stratified.

It is having all the tech and the have-nots not having as much access. I have a feeling that access to tech will be more democratized than wealth will.

[End of recorded material]

Authors[1]

the-rick-g-rosner-interview

Rick Rosner

American Television Writer

RickRosner@Hotmail.Com

Rick Rosner

scott-jacobsen

Scott Douglas Jacobsen

Editor-in-Chief, In-Sight Publishing

Scott.D.Jacobsen@Gmail.Com

In-Sight Publishing

Footnotes

[1] Four format points for the session article:

  1. Bold text following “Scott Douglas Jacobsen:” or “Jacobsen:” is Scott Douglas Jacobsen & non-bold text following “Rick Rosner:” or “Rosner:” is Rick Rosner.
  2. Session article conducted, transcribed, edited, formatted, and published by Scott.
  3. Footnotes & in-text citations in the interview & references after the interview.
  4. This session article has been edited for clarity and readability.

For further information on the formatting guidelines incorporated into this document, please see the following documents:

  1. American Psychological Association. (2010). Citation Guide: APA. Retrieved from http://www.lib.sfu.ca/system/files/28281/APA6CitationGuideSFUv3.pdf.
  2. Humble, A. (n.d.). Guide to Transcribing. Retrieved from http://www.msvu.ca/site/media/msvu/Transcription%20Guide.pdf.

License and Copyright

License
In-Sight Publishing and In-Sight: Independent Interview-Based Journal by Scott Douglas Jacobsen is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.
Based on a work at www.in-sightjournal.com and www.rickrosner.org.

Copyright

© Scott Douglas Jacobsen, Rick Rosner, and In-Sight Publishing and In-Sight: Independent Interview-Based Journal 2012-2017. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this site’s author and/or owner is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Scott Douglas Jacobsen, Rick Rosner, and In-Sight Publishing and In-Sight: Independent Interview-Based Journal with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s