Outbreaks of Futurity
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Outbreaks of Futurity
Tomorrow's ideas, today. Tracking exotic concepts and future marvels.
Curated by Artur Coelho
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Hedges and Wolin (3/8): Can Capitalism and Democracy Coexist? - The Real News Network

Hedges and Wolin (3/8): Can Capitalism and Democracy Coexist? - The Real News Network | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it

Journalist Chris Hedges and political philosopher Sheldon Wolin continue their discussion of the threats faced by democratic institutions -   October 24, 14


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Artur Coelho's insight:

yes, they can. as long as the poor don't get to vote. as long as social politics are "responsable" and balanced. as long as reforms are in the agenda to privatise the commons. 

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A Scientist Predicts the Future

A Scientist Predicts the Future | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it

When making predictions, I have two criteria: the laws of physics must be obeyed and prototypes must exist that demonstrate “proof of principle.” I’ve interviewed more than 300 of the world’s top scientists, and many allowed me into laboratories where they are inventing the future. Their accomplishments and dreams are eye-opening. From my conversations with them, here’s a glimpse of what to expect in the coming decades:


Via Pierre Tran
Artur Coelho's insight:

"capitalism will be perfected"? curiosas palavras na era do capitalismo autofágico selvagem alastrante.

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Teresa Lima's curator insight, January 10, 2014 4:38 AM

#Not 

I think the future is unpredictable, and no one  can predict the future!

Carlos Polaino Jiménez's curator insight, January 16, 2014 7:38 AM

Predicción científica del futuro, esto es un tema a leer por lo menos.

Jesús Martinez's curator insight, January 18, 2014 8:07 AM

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