8 Cocreating a Better World

So, let us not be blind to our differences—but let us also direct attention to our common interests and to the means by which those differences can be resolved. —JOHN F. KENNEDY

FUTURISTS OFFER DIFFERENT PREDICTIONS about what will happen in the coming decades. George Friedman of Stratfor has speculated on the domination of the United States in geopolitics. Ray Kurzweil believes in singularity and that humans will one day achieve immortality. George Orwell and Franz Kafka wrote about authoritarian dystopias ruining everyday lives. All of them or none of them may come true. But the future begins now because what happens in the future always begins as thought in the present.

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