Energy, Science and Capitalism

Date: September 1, 2016Author: Paul Cockshott Were fossil fuels necessary? Did capitalism itself generate its own technical advances? Why was energy so vital to the development of capitalism? Fundamentally it is because by substituting inanimate energy for human muscle, the amount of human time and effort required to make things was reduced. A powered machine …

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Materialism and delayed choice quantum eraser experiments

Date: July 25, 2018Author: Paul Cockshott I have been producing a series of videos explaining materialism. Most of these have been accepted without controversy, but predictably enough, the last one, which was on quantum phenomena and materialism raised a number of critical comments. The gist of my argument had been that the dominant Copenhagen interpretation …

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