Futurehype: the tyranny of prophecy

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Dutton, Apr 1, 1991 - Social Science - 290 pages
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A critique of the ways in which society attempts to solve its problems by attempting to predict the future and thus control it argues that by submitting to private and politicized future agendas, we relinquish control of society and lives

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Humans have always had a curiosity for the future with every generation producing its own prophets, wizards, and seers. Today, we have a blossoming "futurism industry'' proclaiming the next megatrend ... Read full review

Contents

THE POWER OF PROPHECY 1
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PROPHECY AS PROPAGANDA
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THE PSYCHOLOGY OF FUTUROLOGY
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