I think it’s time to tax the Uber wealthy out of existence
“This single question occupied us for the rest of the hour. They knew armed guards would be required to protect their compounds from the angry mobs. But how would they pay the guards once money was worthless? What would stop the guards from choosing their own leader? The billionaires considered using special combination locks on the food supply that only they knew. Or making guards wear disciplinary collars of some kind in return for their survival. Or maybe building robots to serve as guards and worker”
For many wealthy and powerful people on Wall Street and in Silicon Valley, the future of technology is really about just one thing: escape.