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The Future Starts Here

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Brilliant! incisive and superbly written with humour! humanity and an intellectual honesty rarely found these days! The Future St... Weiterlesen
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Zusatztext Brilliant! incisive and superbly written with humour! humanity and an intellectual honesty rarely found these days! The Future Starts Here is the best book I've read this year. An antidote to the disease and cynicism we are surrounded by! and a hymn to the future. A must read Zusammenfassung When we look into the future! we imagine economic collapse! environmental disaster and the zombie apocalypse. But what if we are wrong? John Higgs takes us on a journey past the technological hype and headlines to discover why we shouldn't trust the predictions of science fiction! why nature is not as helpless as we assume and why purpose can never be automated. In the process! we will come to a better understanding of what lies ahead and how! despite everything we can build a better future. Informationen zum Autor John Higgs is the author I HAVE AMERICA SURROUNDED! THE KLF! STRANGER THAN WE CAN IMAGINE! WATLING STREET! THE FUTURE STARTS HERE and the forthcoming WILLIAM BLAKE NOW. He lives in Brighton with his partner and their two children. Klappentext Author of "The KLF" attempts to get a sense of the ideological and philosophical feeling of the future! talking to people with varying predictions and anticipating the return of meaning! purpose and sincerity.

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John Higgs is the author I HAVE AMERICA SURROUNDED, THE KLF, STRANGER THAN WE CAN IMAGINE, WATLING STREET, THE FUTURE STARTS HERE and the forthcoming WILLIAM BLAKE NOW. He lives in Brighton with his partner and their two children.

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Author of "The KLF" attempts to get a sense of the ideological and philosophical feeling of the future, talking to people with varying predictions and anticipating the return of meaning, purpose and sincerity.



Zusammenfassung
When we look into the future, we imagine economic collapse, environmental disaster and the zombie apocalypse. But what if we are wrong? John Higgs takes us on a journey past the technological hype and headlines to discover why we shouldn't trust the predictions of science fiction, why nature is not as helpless as we assume and why purpose can never be automated. In the process, we will come to a better understanding of what lies ahead and how, despite everything we can build a better future.

Produktinformationen

Titel: The Future Starts Here
Untertitel: An Optimistic Guide to What Comes Next
Autor:
EAN: 9781474609401
ISBN: 978-1-4746-0940-1
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Herausgeber: Orion
Genre: Soziologie
Anzahl Seiten: 400
Gewicht: g
Größe: H198mm x B129mm
Jahr: 2020