Significant futurists and their ideas

In the 20th century, advancements in science, technology, consumerism, global expansion, and human consciousness progressed more quickly than ever before. This rapid growth caused significant changes in contemporary philosophy, with increased awareness about the benefits (and the dangers) of such human potential. Futurists are concerned not only about the contemporary world—they are considering the future, now.

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Lesson 1. I. J. Good
Lesson 2. Robert Ettinger
Lesson 3. K. Eric Drexler
Lesson 4. Timothy Leary
Lesson 5. Peter Singer
Lesson 6. Alvin Toffler
Lesson 7. Aubrey de Grey
Lesson 8. Shulamith Firestone
Lesson 9. Nick Bostrom
Lesson 10. Ray Kurzweil
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    10 days
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    5 minutes reading a day

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