A vision of the future spreads across the land—a vision of benevolence, progress, and inevitability, endorsed by the highest authorities in science, technology, culture, and politics. Barack Obama and Donald Trump sing its praises; government bureaucracies join the wealthiest corporations and the dominant media to swell the chorus. It is a vision of the goodness, efficiency, and inevitability of the driverless car. In Why We Drive: Toward a Philosophy of the Open Road, Matthew Crawford invites us to think about the realities of this vision, while we sleepwalk toward its fulfillment as if it really were inevitable, which it isn’t, and good, which it might not be. . . to continue reading please click here.