Command, control, monitoring, surveillance, intelligence, public relations, justice, enforcement, laws, rules, regulations, and social norms are all intimate parts of our social structures. They are also very expensive and none of them provide any real value. It is the basis for the entire defense budget of any and all nations. It’s supposed to "protect" the integrity of society. But does it?
We know the issues are complicated so we try and make them simple by following a train of logic that perhaps can show the way forward to sustainable solutions.