Ready Or Not, Here It Comes!

WILL HUMANKIND THRIVE IN THE FAST-PACED, TURBULENT FUTURE? THAT DEPENDS ON HOW WELL WE KNOW OURSELVES RIGHT NOW

"While I take inspiration from the past, like most Americans, I live for the future."

-- RONALD REAGAN, AGE 81, 1992

THE FUTURE. Have any two words excited more hope, prompted more dreams and visions? Has any fact better defined the modern world than the shift from seeing the future as an endless cycle of repetition of the past to seeing it as a straight line of progress into the unknown? Has anything contributed more to the wellspring of all progress -- the relentless variety of human curiosity and invention -- than the belief that the future can and must be...

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