Why Can't We All Just Get Along? by Henry Lieberman and Christopher Fry
Why do we have war, poverty and other social ills when few want them? Our problem is not just greed and stupidity, but rather that our whole society is competition driven, precluding cooperation.
Advances in AI and 3D printing don’t just increase productivity, but foster cooperation by reducing the drive to compete over scarce resources. With the distributed wealth that personal manufacturing creates inequality, and most of our other conflicts, evaporate.