When the men with guns can’t tell the dif­fer­ence between you and your social secu­ri­ty num­ber, the mech­a­nisms of pow­er have lost vital crit­i­cal think­ing. The IC has become out of touch with lived experience.

A Day of Speak­ing Truth to Pow­er — Notes from a Strange World — Medium

See­ing like a state. The ques­tion is if the IC can ever be in touch, or that what is required are coun­ter­bal­ances to their pow­er over people.

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Kars Alfrink

Kars is a designer, researcher and educator focused on emerging technologies, social progress and the built environment.