Noam Chomsky reveals the key threat to human survival in the 21st century


(system) #1

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For the last half century, Noam Chomsky has been one of America’s most influential public intellectuals. Yet he’s largely ignored by the mainstream media. Chomsky is the scientist who taught us that human language is embedded in our biology, not a social acquisition. He’s the humanist who fought against the Vietnam War and other foreign…


(Justin Brown) #2

In my view, Noam Chomsky is one of the most important thinkers alive today. He nails it when he says that unaccountable private power is a key threat we need to deal with if we’re going to shift course.


(Bill Ames) #3

There seem to be a few in the category of “unaccountable private power” who rule their countries and they are not our friends. How does Noam suggest we deal with them, short of first strike?

I would think that small versions of such people, are very manageable. If the population refused to buy anything from anyone that would get more power from the purchase we would not have any of those power people.

If people are working for companies that make high demand products that just make the boss more money they should find someplace to work.

How to change the world so there is no one that is “unaccountable private power” will be good, right?