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BBC - BBC Four Documentaries - Visions of the Future  Annotated

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  • Finally, more and more versions of what Foresight and IFTF have been anticipating for years and with Next Big Future is on the leading edge of collating and distributing, today. There can't be enough of this kind of publiclly accessible and comprehensible information produced in the next few decades. Toffler's Future Shock is an increasingly looming potentiality; however, risks to systemic and widespread anomie can be mitigated through aggressive, lowest-common-denominator public outreach such as this series.
     - post by metavalent
In this new three-part series, leading theoretical physicist and futurist Dr Michio Kaku explores the cutting edge science of today, tomorrow, and beyond. He argues that humankind is at a turning point in history. In this century, we are going to make the historic transition from the 'Age of Discovery' to the 'Age of Mastery', a period in which we will move from being passive observers of nature to its active choreographers. This will give us not only unparalleled possibilities but also great responsibilities.
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Written on February 14, 2008