The world is not sliding, but galloping into a new transnational dystopia. This development has not been properly recognized outside of national security circles. It has been hidden by secrecy, complexity and scale. The internet, our greatest tool of emancipation, has been transformed into the most dangerous facilitator of totalitarianism we have ever seen. The internet is a threat to human civilization.
In the new space of the internet what would be the mediator of coercive force?
It is easier to encrypt information than it is to decrypt it.
Cryptography is the ultimate form of non-violent direct action.
No amount of coercive force will ever solve a math problem.