“Where is My Flying Car?” with J. Storrs Hall


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On this week’s Power Hour Alex interviews futurist J. Storrs Hall, author of the mind-blowing book Where’s My Flying Car? which gives a brilliant analysis of what has held back many forms of progress, including flying cars, over the last half-century.

Topics they cover include:

  • What is the Great Stagnation?
  • How did you become interested in analyzing the Great Stagnation?
  • What is your basic explanation for The Great Stagnation?
  • How does government funding of research promote stagnation?
  • How does the “green” philosophy promote stagnation?
  • What was the trajectory of nuclear energy before government started criminalizing it?
  • What legal/regulatory reforms are necessary to decriminalize nuclear?
  • What can we do to liberate human progress from its political and philosophical strangulation?

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