The information revolution we have all lived through takes no prisoners.
For the first time in human history, the human individual has been fragmented and atomized. The human individual, which was the foundation of humanism and liberalism, has been disintegrated and disintermediated.
The new foundation for humanity becomes the flow of data information in the world. This changes everything.
A human being is no longer an imaginary, autonomous self with free will that makes decisions about the world. A human being is an information-processing system that is in continuous flow.
It has no fixed assets. It is liberated from the self and previous understandings of what it was to be human.
Old politics and old social mores no longer serve our new humanity.
Old fictions are holding us back.