Technocracy and Control

Every Financial Crisis, the Technocrats Rear Their Heads

Will the outcome be different this time?

Justin Honse
10 min readFeb 17, 2021

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That time again

Every 40–50 years, the US has a financial reckoning of sorts. In the 1930’s, we had the Great Depression. In the 70’s, we had to contend with the oil shock, terrible inflation, and Nixon disconnecting the dollar from Gold. In 2008 we had the “Great Financial Crisis” (GFC), which honestly, hasn’t ended. The global economy has been held together via slieght-of-hand, and duct tape — and now we’re staring at the giant pile of all those cans we kicked down the proverbial road.

Why does it seem that each time we’re on the brink of a major financial crisis, the adherants of technocracy show up on the scene?

What is a Technocracy?

The word technocracy comes from the Greek “tekne” (skilled) and “kratos” (rule).

The best definition for Technocracy I could possibly give comes straight from the documents of the Technocracy movement itself. Behold, as self-defined in the publication “The Technocrat”:

Technocracy is the science of social engineering, the scientific operation of the entire social mechanism to produce and distribute goods and…

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Justin Honse

I write about Economic and Social issues that affect us all, because my country, America, has problems and change is needed now.