The Future Now

The Future Now

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With the millennium approaching, distinguished academics and writers offer their predictions for the world's future across a range of social economic, political, geographical and technological subjects. Contributors include: John Gribbin with an extremely lucid account of the history of the universe; he predicts that we stand on the brink of the greatest revolution in science since Copernicus displaced the Earth from the centre of the universe. Felipe Fernandez-Armesto predicts that scientific progress will stimulate religion, religion will provoke more wars and that fundamentalism will threaten social stability and world peace. Francois Heisbourg sees an ominous future where increasingly targets will be computer networks rather than flesh and blood, where tribal warfare will prospect, and where sectarian high-tech terrorists, software nerds and Internet warriors will dominate ...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 130 x 196 x 34mm | 381.02g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Phoenix (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • London, United Kingdom
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0753809028
  • 9780753809020