While 9/11 is mainly forgotten, a deafening trumpet announces the presence of other supposed crises, such as covid and climate change. The Leviathan is now excited and encouraged by the possibilities of new rules and new IDs.
The fact that various electronic money transfers are taking place does not mean that we do not require cash any longer. On the contrary, the fact that the cash exists enables those transfers to take place.
A "good" education consists of learning how to spot "trick questions" that lead us astray from clear thinking. We often see that every "free lunch" offered by politicians involves at least one trick question.