The Fabulous Future?: America and the World in 2040

By: Schapiro, Morton

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Will the future be one of economic expansion, greater tolerance, liberating inventions, and longer, happier lives? Or do we face economic stagnation, declining quality of life, and a techno-logically enhanced totalitarianism worse than any yet seen? "The Fabulous Future? America and the World in 2040 "draws its inspi-ration from a more optimistic time, and tome, "The Fabulous Fu-ture: America in 1980," in which "Fortune "magazine celebrated its twenty-fifth anniversary by publishing the predictions of thought leaders of its time.

In the present volume, the world's leading specialists from di-verse fields project developments in their areas of expertise, from religion and the media to the environment and nanotechnology. Will we be happier, and what exactly does happiness have to do with our economic future? Where is higher education heading and how should it develop? And what is the future of prediction itself? These exciting essays provoke sharper questions, reflect unexpectedly on one another, and testify to our present anxieties about the surprising world to come.

Title: The Fabulous Future?: America and the World in 2040

Author Name: Schapiro, Morton

Categories: History - Political Science,

Publisher: Northwestern University Press: May 2015

ISBN Number: 081013196X

ISBN Number 13: 9780810131965

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Used - Very Good

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