-In the world, nowadays, nearly two billion
people suffer from hunger. Indeed, two centuries ago,
when the industrial revolution began, the total number of
the world population was about 700 million people and
they did not all suffer from hunger.
Therefore, we can say that science and technology,
which led to this population explosion, thanks,
particularly, to the lower numbers in child mortality,
have, a the same time, increased the number of people
suffering from poverty.
Let us have facts ! The big seminar with 3000
specialists of Research and technology which has just
taken place in Paris does not seem to have studied how
the progression of poverty could be checked. Definitely
not - the question was only discussing the means of
placing France at the peak of modernity.
So, let us ask a question :
Can our limited word withstand the unrestricted
confrontation between the latest, leading techniques the
industrial countries boast of ?
Military confrontation, economic confrontation like
the Olympics, for ever taking place in a completely
interdependent world, are quite obsolete precisely
because of the practical results of those very peak
Is it not urgent to study, at world level and only at
world level, a new form of economy that would free men
and women from poverty thanks to robot-factories invented
by world research and technology and would enable every
inhabitant of the world to be given a social income so
that every one could enjoy happiness and plenty ?