Technological Solutionism: Capitalism and Apathy in the Age of Nihilism

Adrian de León
13 min readApr 30, 2020

The pandemic has shone a light on the structural failures of our system that had previously lurked conspicuously in the shadows. Our hyper technological neoliberal society is an unsustainable mechanism to guarantee the moral and spiritual well being of our society.

Repeated ad nauseum in the media, the COVID-19 pandemic has “changed our world forever”. It has been made known that we are now entering a “new normal”. However, this is a misleading statement. The world has not changed. The threat of a mutated…

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