Unconventional wisdom for the future

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Title Unconventional wisdom for the future
Author GODET, Michel
Abstract Like a blank page, the future remains to be written. Any form of prediction rings hollow because the future is wide open. It is up to each of us to take charge of the future; in other words, to plan together for a desirable future. In the words of Louis Pasteur, determinism cannot withstand determination and chance favours only those who are well prepared. Nevertheless, the ringing in of the third millenium generated a flood of proclamations similar to the doomsday warnings of the year 1000. Thinking about the future has always been an opportunity to let loose and give free reign to dreams or nightmares. It usually boils down to enchanting fairytales or horrifying ghost stories about supposedly revolutionary, unprecedented technological advances
xmlui.dri2xhtml.METS-1.0.item-description-miscellaneous Tiré à part pages 559 à 563
URI http://hdl.handle.net/2042/32404
Date 2002

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