CHAPTER 11

FIREPOWER FAR BEYOND TECHNOLOGY

The first resistance to social change is to say it’s not necessary.

—GLORIA STEINEM, American feminist, social activist, and journalist

While the technologies discussed in earlier chapters bring the kind of advantages that are now necessary to survive, there are other forces that could spell the difference between boom or bust. These are not technologies, and they are not even new, but used strategically, they can be as powerful as the latest artificial intelligence (AI) developments. These can all be used in Extreme Attack and Horizon Defense Radical Ideation.

What we scan for here are broad and fluid forces such as emerging markets, demographic diversity talent trends, activism, sustainability, and ...

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