“Where is My Flying Car?” with J. Storrs Hall
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On this week’s Power Hour Alex interviews futurist J. Storrs Hall, author of the mind-blowing book Where’s My Flying Car? which gives a brilliant analysis of what has held back many forms of progress, including flying cars, over the last half-century. Topics they cover include: What is the Great Stagnation? How did you become interested in analyzing the Great Stagnation? What is your basic explanation for The Great Stagnation? How does government funding of research promote stagnation? How does the “green” philosophy promote stagnation? What was the trajectory of nuclear energy before government started criminalizing it? What legal/regulatory reforms are necessary to decriminalize nuclear? What can we do to liberate human progress from its political and philosophical strangulation?
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