Ask A Genius 288 – Apocalypse Now, For You (3)

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Ask A Genius 288 – Apocalypse Now, For You (3)

September 12, 2017

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Rick Rosner: And you know we in America didn’t expect our political system to get through to have the to be undergoing the insults it’s currently undergoing. And similarly, we don’t expect for the future to kick our asses, but it is, but there is the disruption, the disruptions that will be going on over the next three centuries or five centuries. Are going to be more severe than anything in previous years in human history, if it’s the end of the world not in a terrible way that will leave just the smoking dead landscape, but in a way that your human life as we’ve noted as humans have lived it for tens of thousands of years, will be ridiculously transformed.

And the disruption index you could apply to the past and to the future to kind of get a handle on what we’re facing. And it’s something we should be looking at because instead of, because no matter what we do we’re gonna be surprised by the changes. But we could if we start thinking about them now we could be a little less surprised. And we can take advantage of people who have a better feel for the future obviously we’ll do better in the future.

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Rick Rosner

American Television Writer


Rick Rosner

Scott Douglas Jacobsen

Editor-in-Chief, In-Sight Publishing


In-Sight Publishing


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