Sunday, December 8, 2019
Natural Capitalism The Next Industrial Revolution
Question: What way or ways is the current knowledge revolution a child of the Industrial Revolution? Is this a new revolution or simply an extension of the 18th-century revolution? Given the history, is it perhaps more appropriate to call the current revolution a communications revolution? Answer: The current knowledge revolution is a child of the industrial revolution in the ways of technology and sources of communication we are using and would not have been possible without industrial revolution (Hawken et al., 2013). Yes, it is a definitely an extension of the 18th-century revolution in terms of the industrial and technological advancements which have been brought by the industrial revolution. Yes, considering the history, it is perhaps more appropriate to call the current revolution a communications revolution (Mantoux, 2013). References Hawken, P., Lovins, A. B., Lovins, L. H. (2013).Natural capitalism: The next industrial revolution. Routledge. Mantoux, P. (2013).The industrial revolution in the eighteenth century: An outline of the beginnings of the modern factory system in England. Routledge.