Karl Hess on the The Tools of Liberty (2 of 5)


Has history been a conflict of rulers versus innovators? Karl Hess explores the dichotomy between the political and scientific landmarks in human history in the second lecture in this series. In doing so, he revels in the importance technology has had and will have for mankind’s prosperity. Hess cannot understate his reverence for programmers, and seems acutely aware libertarianism nearly a decade before its onset.