Michel BauwensMichel Bauwens posted a nice sketch of a historical philosophy driven by human productivity showing why peer production is the current step we are going to extend. Full repost follows (highlightings by me).

»About (roughly) 5,000 years, humanity witnessed a first revolution in productivity. It discovered that you can make people work through coercion (slavery), or by forcing farmers to give away a part of their production. To simplify, the emergence of negative extrinsic motivation was born. (mehr …)