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Douglas Coupland On The Future: 45 Predictions And They Ain't Pretty

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Self portrait from The Globe and Mail publishes author and artist Douglas Coupland's 45 predictions for the future, and they include some real bummers. A few picks: 1) It's going to get worse No silver linings and no lemonade. The elevator only goes down. The bright note is that the elevator will, at some point, stop. 2) The future isn't going to feel futuristic It's simply going to feel weird and out-of-control-ish, the way it does now, because too many things are changing too quickly. The reason the future feels odd is because of its unpredictability. If the future didn't feel weirdly unexpected, then something would be wrong. ... Read the full story on TreeHugger






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