Here’s a concept we need: Minimum High-Quality Life. In other words, the cheapest-but-perfectly-good phone service, healthcare, Wifi, housing, transportation, education, social life, etc. Recognizing this concept would manifest it via market forces. Solves inflation indirectly.
Solves for #confusopoly effects. I use Verizon service but I have no idea how it compares to cheaper alternatives.
If we start designing to the standard of Minimum High-Quality Life, transportation costs approach zero. Everything would be delivered or within ebike or walking distance.
Energy use would approach zero per citizen as their homes would generate as much as they used. Maybe more. Everything from maintenance to healthcare to insurance would be cheaper and yet perfectly useful if we designed to that standard.
People don’t act until they can imagine the endpoint. That’s why art often predicts the future. We imagined rockets long before we could make them. I’m working on your imaginations now.
Imagine designing a community that is optimized for lots of meaningful human social connections but without the annoying parts. That solves half of your problems and it seems achievable.

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