The Briar Patch 3: Scarcely a Problem / by Trek fm

Scarcity and Federation Utopia.


Running Time: 1 hour 10 minutes 44 seconds
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The Federation seems to have built a utopian society. How is it that they succeeded where so many generations have failed? And how does technology such as the replicator affect our ability to achieve utopia?

In this episode of The Briar Patch, hosts Patrick Devlin and Guinevere Liberty Nell discuss the ways in which the Federation has achieved utopian ideals and the role scarcity place in reaching that goal.


Introduction (00:00:00)
Scarcity and Society (00:04:40)
Reallocation of Resources (00:11:09)
Overcoming Scarcity (00:13:27)
Basic Needs vs. Luxuries (00:22:53)


Patrick Devlin and Guinevere Liberty Nell


Guinevere Liberty Nell (Editor) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Norman C. Lao (Associate Producer) Richard Marquez (Production Manager) Brandon-Shea Mutala (Patreon Manager)