Facing Tomorrow: What the Future Has Been, What the Future Can Be

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Alfred A.Knopf, 1991 - Social Science - 264 pages
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Explains how concepts of the future have been shaped by past traditions, integrating biblical prophecy and utopian theories with contemporary theory and models of diverse disciplines to provide a unified futuristic vision of "subtle progress"

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There is something about chronological milestones like the millennium that inspires people to think about the future. While there are always newly published books with futuristic themes, the onset of ... Read full review

Contents

Oracles Prophecies and Utopias
30
How Many People How Much World?
71
The Use of Technology
106
Copyright

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Thomas Hine, the author of four previous books, includin

Thomas Hine, the author of four previous books, including "Populuxe" and "The Total Package, " is a writer on culturg "Populuxe" and "The Total Package, " is a writer on culture, history, and design. He is a columnist for "Philadelphia e, history, and design. He is a columnist for "Philadelphia Magazine" and a contributor to the "Atlantic Monthly, MarthaMagazine" and a contributor to the "Atlantic Monthly, Martha Stewart Living, Architectural Record, the Washington Post, Stewart Living, Architectural Record, the Washington Post, the New York Times, " and other publications. He Lives in Phthe New York Times, " and other publications. He Lives in Philadelphia. iladelphia.

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