Creating a Sense of Purpose in a Post-Scarcity Society

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In the future technology may help us enjoy prosperity beyond our dreams, with robots manufacturing our goods and attending all our needs but one… our need for purpose.

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Creating a Sense of Purpose in a Post-Scarcity Society
Science & Futurism with Isaac Arthur
Episode 286; April 15, 2021

Produced & Narrated by Isaac Arthur

Written by:
Isaac Arthur
Jerry Guern

Script Editors:
A.T. Long
Keith Blockus
Dillon Olander
Matthew Campbell

Music by:
Miguel Johnson
Reign Pagaran
Denny Schneidemesser


This channel focuses on exploring concepts in science with an emphasis on futurism and space exploration, along with a healthy dose of science fiction. While we explore many concepts and technologies that are far beyond us now, we try to keep everything inside the bounds of known science or major theories.