Special Edition on the Communication of Foresight

by José M. Ramos

Introduction

Communication as an issue is both ancient and modern, enduring and undergoing transformation. Communication reaches the depths of what it mean to be human and cuts across every aspect of life: whether singing a song to a new born baby, reading a newspaper, engaging in a civic meeting, sending and receiving an email, posting a photo on a social networking site, creating propaganda to mis-mobilize a population to war, censoring / fire-walling a populace against subversive content, or creating media platforms to conscientize us to our wicked challenges – from the political-economic to the institutional and personal – every aspect of our lives is inter-woven within practices and processes of communication.(continue…)

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