Postcard from Kyiv Fall 1999- email@example.com whilst working at world's largest ad agency I got this call from 500 under 30s in Kyiv- would i talk about fake media's risks- unlike a parallel talk I gave at harvard after editing triple issue journal marketing management brand reality 1999 -the reception was kinder than any audience I can recall.. I have a feeling that I learnt far more than they did -
our Q & A started the night before when a group met me at the airport- Q1 is life getting beter was my first question - answer yes but we have lost a lot of people Q2 what? A2 well a lot more of the oldest in our community have died - the USSR system attended to them better; .. over next 24 hours and dozens of questions later I felt I had not previously encountered such morally caring people as the youth of Kyiv
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as far as people who app adam smith or von neumann logics are concerned - Europe hasnt mapped moral systems of markets since 1758's guide by adam on how to do that -266 years of compounding wrongs may be too long for nature to bhe patient withj species homo sapiens- -we so hoped as glaswegians that5 the world woudl wake up november cop26 - clearly today proves that was all far worse than blah blah as normal
quanit adma may have been in style ....
admittedly communications wer4e several trillion times poorer in the age of horse ridden messneger- so when we impudently curious scots entrepreneurs report (eg see the economist from 1843) that about one sixth of the white world spun disastrous uses of machines 1760 to world war 2 - its not clear that if instead of the north sea's engine power ruling the waves, the japan sea had invented engines first life would be any better for 4 billion under 30s todays or ukraine people the lastest innocent victims of white wrongs
(although culturally whats truly charming about asians is that most are united by consciousness mpovements aligned to nature not golden rule lawyers - so who knows if white male power was uniquely dismal to monoplise professions around?)
WHAT WE OUGHT TO KNOW:
we cannot simply blame russians- since i was born in 1951 the peoples of russia jave never been free - in fact when the un was born one of the 3 graet problems was that a clinically insane man stalin was on the winning side; the other 2 problems - how to reboot economies with machines; how to give back to places that never saw machines including almost all of asians who = 2/3 of our species; the specific problem was the empires that had most trapped asian if uk and to a lesser degree francde were bankrupt - so how was independence to be launched to be given a fair chance to develop everywhere
magically it looked by 1962 as if japan taiwan s korea (soon hk and singapore) had found solution of 100% employment in vi8llages and multi-win trsding supercities; kennedy saw that was a way all asia could develop but with his assassination - dallas thinking took over from dc the way it has ciulrurally always operated america round oil and gun power since the acquistion of the west coast from mexico if not before
but please note until 1943 americans really had focused almost entirely on their own new world - they had no maps of the conflicts the old world's borders represented; it was never a smart idea to ask usa to peace keep out of japan/asia, germany/europe as well as dc - if kennedy had not been assiassinated his interdependence narrative ich bein ein berliner and from tokyo olympics with prince charles we are all tokoyoians could have spun a different world
still thanks to the legacy of the greatest maths network ever linkedin by cemtral euro von neumann we had the opportunity of 100 times more tech every decade since 1950s - whats truly staggering n(rotten failure to design societal media) is how kenendy was the only western politicain to free the next generation around a decade long gola - moon race; if even one world leader had invited youth to collaboratively change the world with what is now ij 2020s a billion times more tech than 1950s then surely human and artificial intel could have made the most of peace nature love instead of war carbon and hate
american parents do have to take the responsibility for one madness - making college debt so large (that is the greatest destruction of youth ever committed anywhere given the tech multipliers we have known we were playing out si9nec 1950s)
2015 when the un deelared last 15 years chance of sustainability goals and wall street declared ESG decade the hop0e was every leader in the world would connect through new yrk sustainability networks not dc-dalla; not berlin-buissels sprouts; nor paris-london -it was time for white wrongs and male arrogance to me too and integrate all cultures/lives mattee; we nant blame all of the burdens of the old world on the haggard shoulders of mr putin but he seems determined to waste as many years of youths chance at sustainability as trump0 ju
will mr guterres please lock himself away with mr biden until those 2 whites work out which other whites in the old world can start repairingt old wrongs first -? or is extinction inevitable? as the bard would say to be or not to be - that is the question....
final edition 2025report.com - top b or not to0 be worldwdie systems sustainability mapped since 1984 with thaks to the economist 1843 to 1990; adam smithians since 1758 ; biudapest 2 most impactful sons since 1931 - help neumnn family nominate AI Hall of Fame - once they have made a start happy to get out of the way- I am just onme nationless scot terrified by national boders wherever they compound walls of hate intread of flows of mutual respect