How We Lost The Future

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Our visions of the future are nothing new; we have longed for fusion power, enhanced space travel, and global internet connectivity since the late 1800s and early 1900s. John Michael Greer postulates that we’re so unimaginative about what we hope for in the future because, during the 1980s, corporations choked our radical imagination. Supposedly, this happened because those in power became increasingly unsettled by the new ideas of the time. Thus, by dismantling movements that aimed to disrupt the status quo, the associated visionary futures went down the drain. Read full article here

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