Future Shock

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Random House, 1970 - History - 505 pages
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User Review  - Pam - Goodreads

The ideas in this book are excellent, but it drags on and on because for most of the issues the author attempts to gently introduce the idea until you are feeling your eyes close. Finally the issue is dealt with, but really it could be done in a few paragraphs. It was hard to keep reading. Read full review

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User Review  - Folmus - Goodreads

While I read i kept having thought like "the future is here" or "this is about to happen". Toffler is a genius. Read full review

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
3
Chapter One the 800th lifetime
11
Chapter Two the accelerative thrust
20
Copyright

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Future Shock on the streets of Manhattan - Boing Boing
Note Future Shock at the top of the pile. In my experience, this is one of North America's most discarded books -- it's a reliable yard-sale find, ...
www.boingboing.net/ 2007/ 12/ 14/ future-shock-on-the.html

The Millennium: Future Sluggish or Future Shock?
Not even Toffler's old style Future Shock. Armageddon 2000 has been depressingly angst-free. Instead of messianic musing, what did we get? ...
www.janeholtzkay.com/ Articles/ millenium.html

On The Third Hand : Future shock
Future shock was a good category for that since a lot of those same points were made by “Future Shock” author Alvin Toffler in his book “The Third Wave". ...
site-essential.com/ archive/ category/ future-shock/

PEP Web - Future Shock: By Alvin Toffler. New York: Random House ...
It is this condition that he calls 'future shock', and he suggests that many of us are now its unwitting victims and that all of us will be susceptible in ...
www.pep-web.org/ document.php?id=PAQ.041.0143A

memetherapy » Blog Archive » Brain Parade Back to the Future Shock
Toffler stated that the majority of social problems were symptoms of the future shock. In his discussion of the components of such shock, he also coined the ...
memetherapy.net/ 31/ brain-parade-back-to-the-future-shock/

Future Shock Re-assessed by Richard Slaughter
The 'future shock' thesis offered a popularised version of social and technological change that received wide attention during the 1970s. ...
www.metafuture.org/ articlesbycolleagues/ RichardSlaughter/ futureshock.htm

Future Hi: Future Shock Levels
The first person to introduce the concept of Future Shock was Alvin Toffler in his 1970 book, Future Shock. The main argument is that society is undergoing ...
www.futurehi.net/ archives/ 000117.html

Future Shock « truthhugger
Here we are, decades into a prophesy, most recently from the 70s – do you remember Alvin Toffler’s Future Shock? Future shock is also a term for a certain ...
truthhugger.wordpress.com/ category/ future-shock/

Books You Never Read: Future Shock. Alvin Toffler.
Future Shock Alvin Toffler New York: Bantam Books. 1971. People overwhelmed by change. ... Future shock: too much change in too short a time. ...
booksneverread-rays.blogspot.com/ 2007/ 05/ future-shock-alvin-toffler.html

freedomlab Future Studies » Future Shock or Future Proof?
Currently, I’m reading Alvin Toffler’s book called Future Shock (1970). It’sa book about change and how people deal with change. ...
www.freedomlab.org/ 2007/ 05/ 25/ future-shock/

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