The Individual


The discussion of the individual in informational society is reserved for last in order to describe the society in which the individual pursues his goal-directed activity. The design of informational society is expected to enable the individual, in pursuing his self interest, to promote the common weal. To achieve this result, individual self interest must be consistent with achieving a high rate of discovery, invention, and innovation. In informational society, this would be partially achieved through the numerous opportunities for adults to discover, invent, and innovate, activities which would be rewarded by such incentives as fame and fortune.


Decision Support System Intergenerational Transfer Current Society Role Relationship Computerize Decision Support System 
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Notes and References 10

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