negative utilitarianism

The promise of utopia is based on more happiness. But, the master planner’s conception of happiness is an abstract wish in the distant future.
Instead of focusing on the potential positives, Karl Popper suggests we look to falsification to prove and solve problems we have today concretely.

It is not as glamorous as a holistic sweeping change, but it avoids today’s idealistic hubris for steady improvement.

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