Mark Zuckerberg’s hymn of praise to Facebook is striking in its simplicity, and yet worrying in its shallowness

What are we, poor mortals, to make of the latest 'Book of Revelation', this latter day gospel of Mark?

19th February, 2017
Would Mark Zuckerberg make a good US president in the future Pic: Bloomberg

In an IT age I suppose it is almost inevitable that a somewhat binary perspective on reality should suggest itself to Mark Zuckerberg, who has just published his Facebook manifesto, as a vision of a better world.

The “either or” or “1 and zero” underpinning of the software programmer’s language is almost bound to translate into a broader philosophical approach to world affairs for the secular priesthood of internet-based human globalism and, in particular, for...

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