Re: The Death of Distance

Craig Brozefsky (
11 Jul 1998 18:57:22 -0500

Patrick Logan <> writes:

> Is Singapore a counter-example? They are not a democracy, but I
> believe they have a good communications infrastructure. I don't know
> how free the communications are on top of the infrastructure.
> On the whole I'd say communications infrastructure promotes peace to
> the extent that it makes more different groups of people dependent on
> each other.

May I suggest Noam Chomsky's "Necesary Illusions" or "Manufacturing
Consent" for some illustration that communications infrastructures,
democracy and global media have no relation to world peace.