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Imagining the Future and Building It: A Tomorrow Project Anthology

There is a way for us to change the future for the better. We can change the future by changing the story we tell ourselves about the future that we are going to live in. If we want to imagine a better future and then build it then we need to change the story we are telling ourselves about the future we want to live in. This doesn’t mean we shouldn’t talk about futures we want to avoid. Sometimes these concerns are more important than identifying the future we want to live in. But, regardless, we need to change the narrative and change how we have conversations about those narratives.

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  2. Anonymous says:

    Milton Friedman once said, “Most economic fallacies derive from the tendency to assume that there is a fixed pie, that one party can only gain at the expense of another.” We can see these economic fallacies at play in our government budget conversations everyday. “Should we spend more on defense or education?” This is the economic fallacy at play. It is no wonder that legislative bodies can’t get anything done. We have adopted the mentality that in order for one thing to grow, another thing must decline. In order for the healthcare budget to grow, the defense budget must decline. If we want to pay teachers more, we have to maintain our roads less. This ongoing battle is self-destructive. Someone might say it is a case of “mutually assured destruction (M.A.D.)”. Even in that acronym, M.A.D., lives the mentality that there are two entities battling for existence…

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