In Conversation with Noah

We could ignore our civilization’s ills. Or we could sound an alarm, and be alarmed. But a third option is now available—to co-creatively reverse the destructive trends. And look at the future with optimism. As of January 1, holotopia is no longer only an actionable strategy; it has become a buddying project and initiative. Hear what happened.   “Why can’t …

Boldly creating a world that works for all

“Boldly creating a world that works for all” is the motto of the San Francisco Bay Area Future Salon, where I gave my last lecture before leaving the United States, on May 26th, the evening before my flight back to Norway. “I will invite the Future Salon members to a bit of meta-thinking and meta-design,” …

How to marry optimism with ecology

While most of us are now becoming aware that some rather profound changes may need to happen if our grandchildren should have a world to live in, Paul Ehrlich has been giving us this message for over forty years, from the authoritative post of a Stanford University Biology Professor.  A few days ago I heard …