How to Re-imagine the World: A Pocket Guide for Practical Visionaries
Who says that all possible social and political systems have already been invented? Or that work—or marriage, or environmentalism, or anything else—must be just what they are now?
This book is a conceptual toolbox for imagining and initiating radical social change. Chapters offer specific, focused, and shareable techniques:
Leap-frogging new kinds of cars and better mass transit in turn, why not a world in which “transportation” itself is unneeded? What about remaking New Orleans as a floating city, or putting only extreme surfers in the path of hurricanes? And why not dream of the stars? The question is not whether radical change is coming. It is already well underway. The only question is who will make it. Why not us?
Anthony Weston is a professor of philosophy at Elon University in North Carolina, where he teaches ethics, environmental studies, and “Millennial Imagination.” He is the author of ten other books, including Back to Earth, Jobs for Philosophers, and Creativity for Critical Thinkers.
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I personal think this book book is good for those who are looking for a talk about life and how to change it the way you want it to, but it wasn't my type of book. I personally think it's boring and dreadful.
14 Rebuild from the ground up
15 Cultures and practices
17 Play to your strengths
18 Reclaim the language
19More new words
20 Ally everywhere
21 The Tao of change
8 Whats the next step?
9 Inside tracks
10 Leverage points
13 Hidden possibilities
22 Do it now
23 Go for broke