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Author Archives: Rowan Rodrik

Why I believe that we’re accelerating towards Point Omega

I'm probably naive and you might call me a dreamer, but I believe that our society is getting closer to Point Omega, a point were social and environmental harmony is the rule rather than the exception. My dream is rooted in reality for the very simple reason that it's your dream as well. At the end [...]

Upgraded the weblog

Phew! I just finished upgrading the software that runs this weblog. For the technically curious, we're now running WordPress 2.2.3. For the non-technically-curious, this shouldn't make any difference at all.

The wiki is slowly waking up

10 days ago, I told you that we'd soon be adding some more meat to the wiki. And we did; we added something. Someone added a General disclaimer (which I personally think may be just a tad extreme). An excerpt: This site may cause severe cases of cognitive dissonance and possibly psychotic states. Taking note of the information [...]

Upgraded the wiki

Yesterday, I've upgraded the MediaWiki software that runs the Point Omega Research wiki. The coming weeks, we might also add some new content to the wiki. Hopefully, we will manage to bump up the progress bar a few percents. We'll keep you updated of what progress we make.

And a wiki too

Since yesterday, there's a wiki too. A wiki (a la Wikipedia) is a website which anyone can edit. Now, the Wiki is quite empty yet, but, given enough time, we will put all the Omega Research on-line. I've also added a progress-bar to the right of this blog which indicates how much of the research [...]

Towards the Omega point

Currently, the collective behaviors of the human animal are directed towards large scale destruction and catastrophe. At the same time, there's a growing group of people who are more or less aware of our world's problems and the dangerous straight-jacket of our Mother Culture. The Omega Point theory, then, states that most of the misery [...]