Commanding Hope – Thomas Homer-Dixon
epub | 29.63 MB | English | Isbn:0307363163 |
Author: Thomas Homer-Dixon | PAge: 459 | Year: 2020
From Canada’s #1 BESTSELLING THOUGHT LEADER: Calling on history, cutting-edge research, complexity science and even Lord of the Rings, Homer-Dixon lays out the tools we can command to rescue a world on the brink.
For three decades, the renowned author of The Upside of Down: Catastrophe, Creativity, and the Renewal of Civilization, and The Ingenuity Gap: Can We Solve the Problems of the Future?, has examined the threats to our future security-predicting a deteriorating global environment, extreme economic stresses, mass migrations, social instability and wide political violence if humankind continued on its current course. He was called The Doom Meister, but we now see how prescient he was.
Today just about everything we’ve known and relied on (our natural environment, economy, societies, cultures and institutions) is changing dramatically-too often for the worse. Without radical new approaches, our planet will become unrecognizable as…
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