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May 22, 2020

Solarpunks are Generative Futurists

There’a a lot of visions of the future expressed in books and films in which there is a dystopian future with a blighted environment, over crowded cities all ruled by mega-corporations.  Think Blade Runner, or Ready Player One.  The bracing fact about all this is that we can see elements of this dystopian imagining of...
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The Overview Effect

Imagine you are on the International Space Station.  Pause for a few moments and allow yourself to imagine that you are looking back at the Earth.  It’s a lot to take in.  Some people have described it as seeing the earth “to be a tiny, fragile ball of life, hanging in the void, shielded and...
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