I reblogged a post recently asking what book you would like to live in. As I said then, I always pick "Voyage from Yesteryear" by James P. Hogan. The book portrays the two things I believe a society needs to move to a working cashless society.
A sequel to my previous rant about the lottery.
It's well known that Autistic people get intensely fixated on narrow subjects - so called "special interests". I was using this quirk of my brain to try beat depression today. If I'm fixating and obsessing I won't be depressed!