The Cashless Society is Almost Here â€“ And With Some Very Sinister Implications
21st Century Wire.com
Among the long list of items bundled by consensus reality merchants under the banner of â€˜conspiracy theoryâ€™, is a world without cash â€“ where technocrats rule over the populace, and everything and anything is exchanged via plastic and RFID chips.
In this sterile and controlled Orwellian hi-tech society, the idea of cash being passed from hand to hand would be as archaic as the thought of carrying around a rucksack of tally sticks today.
Still, despite the incredible penetration of credit and debit card transactions into economic aggregate, and the boom in internet shopping, few will comfortably admit that a cashless society is nearly upon us. In part, itâ€™s a natural denial by many fueled by the idea of our society is indeed on a collision course with the sort of dystopic impersonal future like that depicted in the 1970â€²s sci-fi film classic, â€˜Loganâ€™s Runâ€™.