What do you think he means by saying that humans are now being God like in terms of creating and designing their own worlds?
What do you think human beings roles are into the future?
"We are as gods, we might as well get good at it." Stewart Brand
If you grabbed a guy from a few thousand years ago, and brought him here, what would he see? He'd see us flying, and even going into what he would call the heavens. He'd see that our weapons could obliterate nations. If that isn't godlike, what is. He'd see we could transform the Earth in a hundred ways.
He would think we were gods, or at least demi-gods.
If we stop committing suicide, we will have to do more godlike stuff just to fix part of what we've screwed up.
More generally, it's a holistic approach. We've always been tribal. To survive we must organise globally. It's going to happen, when the technology makes a larger organisation possible it usually happens.
So we can create a democratic government, or let some despot do it for us.
I've just started the video. I am pretty sure I will have some bones to pick with this guy, but I need to finish it first.
Worst. President. Ever.