Journal of Futures Studies

The Road to the Future

by Joost van Steenis

Introduction

Humans distinguish themselves from all other living beings because they can learn from the past, experience the present and dream about the future. To apply what they have learned, experienced and dreamed on the road to the future is one of the most important things they can do in the not yet hundred years they live. How society will exactly be organised over two or three hundred years is only academically interesting. The practical road towards a future situation is more human than discussions about a far future that may never be realised. (continue…)

 

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Journal of Futures Studies

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ISSN 1027-6084