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A Global Forecast for the Next Forty Years

by Jorgen Randers

<p>Forty years ago, <em>The Limits to Growth</em> study addressed the grand question of how humans would adapt to the physical limitations of planet Earth. It predicted that during the first half of the 21st century the ongoing growth in the ...

ISBN: 9781603584227

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7 Deadly Scenarios

A Military Futurist Explores War in the 21st Century

by Andrew Krepinevich

<p>A global pandemic finds millions swarming across the U.S. border. Major American cities are leveled by black-market nukes. China’s growing civil unrest ignites a global showdown. Pakistan’s collapse leads to a hunt for its nuclear weapons. ...

ISBN: 9780553905618

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a man wearing a dress

by Glenn C. Koenig

<p>This is the story of one man as he makes his way through life and eventually starts to question his gender identity.  Along the way, he reflects on today's world of rapid and profound change, why we're enduring stressful times, and where he ...

ISBN: 9780998583310

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After Capitalism

Horizons of Finance, Culture, and Citizenship

by Patrice Petro, Kennan Ferguson, Geoff Mann & others

<p>From Thomas Piketty to David Harvey, scholars are increasingly questioning whether we are entering into a post-capitalist era. If so, does this new epoch signal the failure of capitalism and emergence of alternative systems? Or does it mark ...

ISBN: 9780813584287

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After Progress

Reason and Religion at the End of the Industrial Age

by John Michael Greer

<p>Progress is not just a goal in the West—it's a religion. Most people believe in its inherent value as enthusiastically and uncritically as medieval peasants believed in heaven and hell. Our faith in progress drives the popular insistence that

ISBN: 9781550925869

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After SETI Then What?

by Robert Stetson

We’re looking in all the wrong ways for intelligent life in space, but, what if we found it? Would they be friendly? Would they give us all the magic they have learned to perform? Would they enrich our lives?<br /> <br /> Even if they just said ...

ISBN: 9781301337415

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Ageing Matters

European Policy Lessons from the East

by John Doling

<p>The implications of population ageing have long concerned politicians, policy makers and governmental and non-governmental organizations in the welfare states of Europe. However, an ageing workforce is increasingly a matter of concern for the

ISBN: 9781351163224

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Are Humans Obsolete?

by Jim Hull

<p>Today machines can outplay us at chess, perform surgeries, manage airports, design buildings, act in films. Soon they&apos;ll compete with us in nearly every field. Will this cause mass layoffs and riots? Or will we benefit? ... Plus a clear ...

ISBN: 9781452309262

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Arts of Living on a Damaged Planet

Ghosts and Monsters of the Anthropocene

by Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing, Nils Bubandt, Elaine Gan & others

<DIV><P>Living on a damaged planet challenges who we are and where we live. This timely anthology calls on twenty eminent humanists and scientists to revitalize curiosity, observation, and transdisciplinary conversation about life on ...

ISBN: 9781452954493

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Best Podcasts: Technology and Society

by Nicole Hennig

<p>Best Podcasts: Technology and Society is an annotated guide to some of the very best podcasts on social issues related to new technologies and future technologies. It describes and recommends 29 podcasts — 15 about the ethics of technologies,

ISBN: 9781370818938

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Between Two Ages

The 21St Century and the Crisis of Meaning

by William Van Dusen Wishard

<p>&quot;In Between Two Ages, Van Wishard has provided us with a masterful synthesis of the main currents of history, ranging over the centuries with an experts eye to identify the key trends in economics, technology and culture that have led us

ISBN: 9781462829170

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Big Disconnect

The Story of Technology and Loneliness

by Giles Slade

<p>Smart phones and social media sites may be contemporary fixations, but using technology to replace face-to-face interactions is not a new cultural phenomenon. Throughout our history, intimacy with machines has often supplanted mutual human ...

ISBN: 9781616145965

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Boys

by Mike Spiritfair Marty

<p>Sustainable, necessary rejuvenation is correlated to living bewailing nothing.</p> ...

ISBN: 9781370480630

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Change Here Now

Permaculture Solutions for Personal and Community Transformation

by Adam Brock

<p>Award-winning social entrepreneur and permaculturalist Adam Brock draws from ecology, sociology, community economics, social justice, and indigenous practices the world over to present more than eighty proven solutions for building healthy ...

ISBN: 9781623170653

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Contested Futures

A Sociology of Prospective Techno-Science

by Nik Brown & Brian Rappert

<p>In a unique volume, Contested Futures brings together a group of scholars to examine the relationships between social action and the future. Rather than speculating upon what the future might bring, the volume interrogates the metaphors and ...

ISBN: 9781351949002

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Crashback

The Power Clash Between the U.S. and China in the Pacific

by Michael Fabey

<p>An alarming message from an award-winning journalist with unprecedented access to the highest naval officers in America and China and their ships and weapons, this is a chilling look at the “warm war” over control of the South China Sea—one ...

ISBN: 9781501112065

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Cultivating Flows

How Ideas Become Thriving Organizations

by Jean Russell & Herman Wagter

<p> The Internet has transformed the way we live and work – by unleashing the power of shared ideas, the power of instant communication, the power of cooperation while being separated by time and distance.</p> <p>If the old idea of an ...

ISBN: 9781909470996

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Cultural Maturity

A Guidebook for the Future (With an Introduction to the Ideas of Creative Systems Theory)

by Charles M Johnston, MD

"Cultural Maturity: A Guidebook for the Future" is the most detailed of three new future- related works by the author. It looks deeply at how the most important challenges ahead for the species will require not just better ideas, but new human ...

ISBN: 9780974715483

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Dancing at the Edge

Competence, Culture and Organization in the 21st Century

by Graham Leicester & Maureen O'Hara

<p>In his 1980 essay, <em>The World of Tomorrow and the Person of Tomorrow</em>, the psychologist Carl Rogers contemplated the future. He described those who would usher in this new era as people with the capacity to understand, bring about and ...

ISBN: 9781908009289

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Dark Age America

Climate Change, Cultural Collapse, and the Hard Future Ahead

by John Michael Greer

<p>After decades of missed opportunities, the door to a sustainable future has closed, and the future we face now is one in which today's industrial civilization unravels in the face of uncontrolled climate change and resource ...

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