Because people almost never consider the realities of business. They imagine the possibilities of the future, the ability of human kind, and the amazing advancements that every human on earth will enjoy. But people don’t intrinsically consider the greed. The fact that corporations will torpedo progress in favor of profit.
The incentive is not progress it’s money.
Until we calculate that into our predictions or into our view of how society should function, our predictions will never come true.
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From this article about A San Francisco e-cig ban