Hypercitizenship and the Management of Genetic Diversity: Sociology of Law and the Key Systemic Bifurcation between the Ring Singularity and the Neofeudal Age

World Futures 01/2012; 68:314-331. DOI:10.1080/02604027.2012.679571

Posted: 28 Mar 2015

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Andrea Pitasi

'Gabriele d'Annunzio' University of Chieti-Pescara

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Date Written: May 30, 2012

Abstract

This article is essentially theoretical and is focused on the allocative function of the legal systems to attract/reject different capitals according to their procedures to shape norms and laws. This function of the legal systems is pivotal in our times as humankind is facing a systemic and evolutionary bifurcation between the heideggerian Gegnet of a strategic, high speed convergence (i.e., Singularity) among robotics, informatics, nanotechnologies, and genetics (RINGs) — which will reshape human life in terms of its life quality styles and standards especially regarding health and environment matters, and the so called Neofeudal Scenario (NS) supported by those for whom the Industrial Model failed and the only way to save humankind and its environment would be a kind return to a Medieval life style based on a slow pace of life and austerity. This article provides an overview of the most important and recent international references regarding the two alternatives of bifurcation and describes a potential paradigm shift inside the systemic approach to reframe the conceptual map of global change through a systemic epistemology of the sociology of law.

Suggested Citation

Pitasi, Andrea, Hypercitizenship and the Management of Genetic Diversity: Sociology of Law and the Key Systemic Bifurcation between the Ring Singularity and the Neofeudal Age (May 30, 2012). World Futures 01/2012; 68:314-331. DOI:10.1080/02604027.2012.679571, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2585978

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