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   U nd e rs tand in g:


FU TU R E vs. PR E SE NT
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W hat i s i t m eant by “ Futu r e” ? When s peak i ng abo ut
“ FUTUR E ” as the u nd er s i gned i s speak i ng abo...
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Ho wev er , th e em phas i s i s to u nd er pin th e u ps id e
ch ang es and to cr i pple th e do wns i d e ch ang e...
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universal          real p o l iti k        g eopoli ti cs ),     society
(und er st and i ng th e gr anu l ar i ty o...
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W hy is thi s F UTUR E d iffer en t to other s? W hy i s
ch ang e s o per v as i ve, m as s i v e, u biqu i to u s a...
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W hat ar e th e new hig h- tech d ei ti es i n the “ war ped
pas s ag es ” blo ck ? I s thi s t he FUTUR E we hav e ...
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Su bs equentl y, in t o d ay’s wo r ld , ti m id i ty and fear ar e
serious      competit iv e    li abi li ti es . ...
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I n i llu s tr ati n g th e PR ESENT and the FUTUR E (and
th e flu i d i nter r e lati ons hip be tw een the two ), ...
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ch all engi ng n atu r e a nd an ato m y o f chang e i n ever y
facet o f Hu m an L ife!


I n or d er to appr ecia ...
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no t s o m etap ho r i c (yet m o st ac cu r ate) t er m s to better
enli g ht en o u r mi nd s wi th lack i ng o p...
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to reco g ni ze g r av e a nd yet s u btl e fo r ces th at r ed efi ne
i t all?


I n the fi na l an alys is , the ...
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The PR E SENT is s o playfu l and n ai v e j u s t g am i n g i n
ar en as who s e s o le pr o pr i eto r i s the o...
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in immersed ill r a ndomness), the FUTUR E ascertains
ever y i m pend i ng deed si m u ltan eo u s ly.


Ther e i s...
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am o r pho us bu t a bstr ac t yet co n cre te ) s tr ateg y, and
alig ni ng people to it.


Tr ans fo r ma ti o n ...
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tr ans fo r m ed o r no t i nto lu cr ati ve ye t s u s tai n able
UPSIDES.


The PR E SENT s e em s to be h av i n...
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qu ality. This feat u red qu ality by the PR ESENT i s
per vasi v el y ho r r end o u s and exi s t en t i all y d ...
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cap abl e o f d o ing well we wo u l d literal l y as to u nd
ou rselves.” [4 4 ]


B ec au s e o f th e f o r ces ...
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conflic t,   bewilde rment   and    yet      u npr eced en te d
possibilities.




THE FUTUR E I S ALSO AND ABOVE A...
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B R EAK THR OUG HS              IN       PE R PE TUI TY          AND
PER PE TUAL L Y        IN    FLUI DI TY       ...
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t h e s u b o pti m al P AST S ad d ed to t he PR ESE NT ar e
nothing       but      an      infini tesim al,     i...
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Said script , I’m not apologetic to state, sin ce I d id not
bi r th thi s Uni v er se, wo n’t g et you to your own...
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yo u r s elf? C an yo u pleas e j u st ask fo r u nco nventi o n al
pr o fes s i o nal as s i s t an ce?


I n the ...
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i m m o r tality. T ak e n fr o m the L ati n ter m a p o s ter io r i ,
I will n ev er a ct aposter i or i sti cal...
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no w the PR E SENT has be en an ecd o tal, fo lk lo r i c, and
still i mpr egna ted wi th gr ea ter for c es and ye...
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i nco nceiv ab ly, amo r pho u s ly per enni ally -acc el er a ti n g
( thr o u gh d iv er s el y m o du lat ed o r...
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W hy s eco nd -gu es s th e FUTUR E when yo u can r ead , i n
ad van ce, s ai d FU T UR E 's hint s NO W and expl o...
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about        le ad i ng,    m an agi n g,       and      u nd er tak i ng
o r g ani za ti o ns wi th a pr o fi t en...
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har mfu l i f it i s no t fi r s t a gr o wth o f ethi cs an d
morality.


The FUTUR E a t al l ti m es wis hes to ...
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i m plicat ed wi th th e d o wns id es o f a s u b-o pti m al ,
bi tter fellow who d ecli nes ev er y he lpf u l k ...
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FUTUR E . So me of the si gns echo ed by th e FUTUR E
i nto t he PR ESE NT ar e ubi qu i to u s ly her e i n e nco ...
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and ex ecu tes i t i n th e pr acti ce, the PR ESE NT feels a
g r ea t ani m o s it y a g ai ns t s u ch a m axi m ...
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k no wledg e wai tin g to bei ng s ei zed a nd ad mi ni s ter ed
by the PR ESE NT and its i nh abi tants ). C an yo...
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r elen tl ess l y abi d es by ever -em er gi ng s ci en ti fi c tr u ths .
Thes e tr u ths co ntai n v ast go ld m ...
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I j u s t wo nd er i f the FUTUR E i s co nti nu a ll y s t alk i ng
o n the PR ESENT! Per h aps , i t is so . O ne...
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Thes e d ays m e ani ng : th es e s eco nds — the to ta li t y o f
all is i n the m ak i ng per p etu all y. Tha t ...
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THE FUTUR E W ILL HI T THE PRESE NT AND I TS
R E SPE CT I VE G RO U ND R U NNI NG . All o f t hat as i t
has be en ...
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Thi s i s a hyp er- ac cel er at ed Eo ns -s tr eam i n g Age and
ever -i ncr eas i ng ly by an abo ve and beyo nd ...
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o f it i s by m o s t peo ple i m m eas ur ably u nd er es ti m ate d
and mi sund er stood . B esi d es its i n tu ...
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j o i nt co nspi r ac y b y Dr . J ek yl l an d Do ri an G r ay .
Per haps, w e wi ll need the combi ned ef for t b...
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W e ar e r e p e a te d l y l o ng i ng fo r th e g o o d s id e s o f th e
fu tu r es i mpi ou sly for g et ti ng ...
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ever -s u bo pti m al    compr ehensi on        “ sei z ed ”    via   th e
“ nak ed ” hu m an eye.


The PR ESE NT ...
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The PR ESENT i s i ntr o v er t ad ho cr ac y as th e FU TUR E
i s tech no cra cy i n per petu it y. Th e PR ESE NT...
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To g iv e e ntr epr eneu r s a POV qu ick ly, most bu si nes s
plan s ar e (h ave b een fo r to o lo ng) g r o tes ...
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R I SK M AN AG E MENT STR AT EG Y , THE F I R M WI L L
M EE T G AR G ANT U AN CH AL LE NG E S.


O ther wis e, th e...
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i nsti tu tionali z ed    “ so ci al   engi n eer i ng,”   termed         by
th ese Go d-sen t i n cu mbents: “ mar...
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Thi s FUTUR E, th at t hr o ws ar o u nd its weig ht thr o u g h
ever y facet o f the PR E SENT o v er be ar i ng l...
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capr i cio us ly a nd s o lely a cti ng u po n its w ay and
capr i cio us t as te.


The u navo i d abl e co ns equ...
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th er e i s one HU GE pr er equ i site befor e pr oce ed i ng
an y fur th er . The p o pu lar wis d o m s o po pu l...
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eyewi tnes s es — a “ natu r al te ndency. ” Stat ed pl ai n ly ,
bec au s e i t i s bei ng envi s i o ned and wo r...
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Said d i ctato r wi ll not i mper sonate anyone. He wi l l be
T HE ma xi m u m M O NAR CH O F T E CH NO CR A CY b y...
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H er gi ven n am e i s “ G l o b al .” H er s u r nam e is “ Cr i s es .”
That ’s the r eas o n why thi s “po wer c...
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Thi s Mo nar ch wi ll exp el ev er y lagg a r d and ever y o ne
th at, no twi ths ta nd i ng hi s / h er m o s t ad...
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The PR ESENT c ar r i es o n s u per fluo u s ly. Bu t th e
FUTUR E i s o v er -i m pr eg na ted and s u per -im m ...
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Per pe tu a l   innov ation   is   a   rogue      truth    to   thi s
PR ESE NT. Th e br ead th , d ep th , scope, ...
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concei v ed by the u lti ma tely noted or mo st cr i tici zed
sci-fi writer.


To at tr i bu te to t hi s FUTUR E’s...
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gr ea test and most pu bli c per sonal a ck nowled gment of
own wor shiped supi ne ig nor an ce .


T he PR ESE NT ...
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The PR ESE NT i s i nev it abl y a m e an s to an end . Th e
end is u nav o id ably the FUTUR E.


The     PRESENT ...
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thr ou gh th e Mu lti ver se, i n i ts deep est cor e is ev en ,
s t able a nd o r g ani zed .


R em em ber : The ...
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a fu ncti o n o f th e P R ESE NT and 70 % a fu ncti o n o f th e
FUTUR E i ts elf . Pe r cen ta ges ar e ar bi tr ...
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fi xed (s tati c) . I t i s the li nk ag e, s u per po s i ti o n, and / o r
contenti ou s i nter t wi ni ng of man...
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m i s d em eano r ) tha t d o es no t c ar e lo s ing the s ens e o f
r i d i cu le i n wo r ld wi d e fo o tbal l ...
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PR ESE NT and FUTUR E gener ates m any cr eati v e
ten s i o ns, r eg ar d les s i f i t is har v es ted o r no t.
...
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Co ncer ning t he PR E SENT and s peci a lly th e FUTUR E ,
th e g r eat m aj o r i ty o f peo pl e fail ed co ns i...
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The PR ESE NT and the FUTUR E eng end er ts u nam is o f
CHANG ES, pr in ci pally tho s e ch ang es n ev er tho u g...
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The PR E SENT h as o rd er ly been u s ed to bei ng a l and
at th e daw n o f his to r y, that hi s to ry ar chi te...
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The PR ESENT ’s d u ties ar e app end e d to the FUTUR E.
T he PR ESE NT ’s r i ghts ar e app ended to t he P AST ....
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FUTUR E S as th ey cli mb the tr e ac her o u s bu i ld ing-
block     lad d er,    the    l ad d er    of   ac cu ...
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Thes e tr ad es -o f fs po is e th e le as t thi nk abl e o f th e
u nthi nk abl e      r es u lts,    ch al leng i...
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Y o u can co nti nu all y walk into the FU TUR E back war d s
to r evi ve th e fo ss i lized v es ti ges o f blu r ...
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must      always        REMEMBER           THE        FUTUR E      IN
ADV AN CE. ”


Y o u k no w what th e PAS T i...
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th e “ pr eter i t ten se” k i ng d om, a k ing do m that i s
neit her awak en no r sig nifi ca nt anym or e.


The...
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through      the     in ter -medi a ti on   of      the   s o -c al led
PR ESE NT.


Cl earl y, th e ge neti cs o f...
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Du e ti me i s not a fi xed point but a maze of sinu ou s
li nes .


B y all enfo r c ed eff ec ts , th e FUT UR E ...
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Another face t i s tha t of the li k eli h ood of poten ti al
d i s r u pti o n. The fo r m er i m per s o nat es t...
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ter m i n ated o r , at leas t, m i ti g at ed and m o d u lated .
Those DOW NSI D E R I SK S mu st be br ou ght u ...
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i nter r elatio nshi p   betw ee n the FU TUR E and              th e
PR ESE NT — as the FUTUR E wag es an all -o u...
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PAS T t o a co r ner (o r q u ad r ant ) w her e v es ti g es ar e
fossili zed bu t not lo ok ed aft er .


I t m u...
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Su ccess fu l   and      tough,     su btl e,    r efi n ed ,      g r anu lar
r ever se-eng i ne er i ng          ...
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bo th (a ) all and (b) ev er ythin g i s p r im o rd i ally and
u lti matel y extr ater r estri a l.


To captu r e...
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PR ESE NT,      t he    FUTUR E,        and     its    fr e nzy
i nter r elatio nshi p . I n mak ing thi s e ffor t...
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acco m pl i shm ent as w e co ns tr u ct e d an exp anded
knowledge        repository        just     by    pr ac t...
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The m o s t r e as o n ed fo r es i ght and f ar -s i gh t, s i ne qu a
no n to r ec alli ng t he F UTUR E, is o nl...
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lo o k i ng-fo r war d   chan ges   th at    set   afire   the
i nter r elatio ns hi p between this PR ESE NT and t...
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i nfl ecting flows. “ As-o f-now” exa ct ly r efer s to th e
PR ESE NT-FU TUR E’s own tête-à -tête. [3 8]


“ Her e...
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The so-called “ her e” i s u nd er going a total i mmer si on
o f nu m ber les s pr o ces s es , t hr o u g hpu ts,...
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W e j u st go t the “ no w” abo ut ri g ht to thi s po i nt. To
tu r n savvi er on thi s FUTUR E, one mu st be a g ...
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e xu b er an t,   s tr e am li ned ,     d iv er se,      exp and ed ,
d i s ci pl i ned , and e xt end ed . I n do...
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All o f thi s i s tr u e fo r hu m ans fr o m the PAST and th e
PR ESE NT. To war d s a m o r e ad v anc ed tim e —...
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The PR ESE NT i s ch ang eles s ly u nne ces s ar ily de layed
o r even lo st and i natt en ti ve bec au s e its li...
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i nher e nt d is ad v antag e. T he FUT UR E o per ates be yo nd
th e o ff ens i v e ac ce ler ati o n o f “ li g h...
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ad van t ag e and d i s ad vant ag e to its lu cr ati v e w ell -
bei ng and omni-ruli ng.


The F UTUR E i s ac cu...
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cas es a v ir tu o s o , tho ug h i t, at ti mes , v o yeu r s th e
PR ESE NT. Wha t a hor r endou s v ice!


Su ch...
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cr o wd o f wi s d o m us ed in ex tr ao r di nar y d em o cr aci es
to h ave the co ns ti tu enc y m ad ly i n lo ...
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I n the mea n ti me , the post-mo der n mod er ni ty i s i n a
rush     getting      more       and      more      ...
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whi ch th e h appe ni ngs ar e mor e or less li k e thi s: th e
PAS T (R .I .P), th e PR ESE NT (thé d ans ant ), a...
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E ar ned   in   his    own    int ell ec tu al        right,   Tho m as
J ef fer so n m o st co gentl y s t ated : ...
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The PR E SENT i s a forge tful s ard ine while th e
FUTUR E i s a gi ant cu t tlefi sh i n co ns pi r ac y wi th an...
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The PR ESE NT i s besi e ged by a bu nch of d i let tantes
and po s eu r s . [39 ]. Th e FUTUR E i s — s o to s pe ...
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The PR ESENT i s mor e li k e Hu ck leber r y Fi nn whi le
th e FUTUR E is per ha ps th e ar ch etype of Genghi s
K...
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s o m e po i nt ah ea d , a PR ESENT wi ll be u lti ma te ly
i nte gr at ed i nto a si ngl e FUTUR E seamlessly.

...
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The PR ESENTS ar e fr o m app alli ng and co n t enti o u s
i nter r elatio ns hi p betw een Venu s and M ar s . T...
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The FUT UR E S ar e su per veni ng u po n the PR ESE NTS
i n combina ti on wi th t he r u thl ess for ces possess ...
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bu t fo u r em per o r s , n amel y: li qu i d , s o li d , g as , and
plas m a.


The FU TUR E i s o nly abo u t ...
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The PR ESE NT p ert ai ns to pr eten d i ng d is co ver i ng
sci en ce. Th e FU TUR E is abso lu te s cien ce d om...
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The FUTUR E has , i n m any i nces s an t and effic aci o u s ly
wa ys , r em i nd ed th e pr es en t abo u t th e...
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elo qu ently tr ans par en t and cle ar , cr ippli ng — i n
ad van ce — vi o l ato r s o f ethi cs , m o r alit y,...
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The PR ESE NT i s a power l ess hostag e not i n ter es ted
i n any ho no r abl e vi nd i ca ti o n at a ll.


The...
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mi sconcepti ons,         (e) i ts onc e- tr u e cosmos-v isi on
(weltans ch au u ng ), (f) i ts o n ce -tr u e s ...
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s cr ap any t hing th at is no t e nd le s s ly and u niv e r sa l l y
tru e. ” [6 4 ]


The PR ESE NT i s ps eu d...
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Su bs equentl y, the FUTUR E wi ll in ces s an tl y r em ai n
r ed efini n g the to tali ty and th e en tir ety o ...
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“ exactnes s ” ). I no w war m ly wel co m e yo u , lad ies and
gen tl emen , to “ Fu tu r etr oni um.” [36 ]


Wh...
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Thi s R o yal i s no t s illy d i gni tar y as o ne wi ll s e e hi m
o u t-co m pute th e en ti r et y o f the Uni...
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th e ad ult ), yo u r d r eam s , fant as i es , and ni gh tm ar es
will   al l   be   li te r ally   o u t-d r ea...
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The FUTUR E is bathed , as th e PR E SENT has alr ead y
been c ar e fu lly hin ted , with ar ti fa cts th at as a ...
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eyes ar e append ed o r no t to s o -called “ pr ep ar ed
mi nd s.” The myopi a is wi thi n th e mi nd not i n the...
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(palp abl y and no t, intan gi bles wi th c o nsequ enc es and
s equ els bo th i n the physi c al and vi v id v ir...
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I f you 'r e not r e member ing the FUTUR E i s only
b ec au s e yo u ar e i gno r i ng ev er y les s o n b y t he...
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Ves t you r i nter es t i n th e FU TUR E si nce pl anti ng you r
ho pes in pr et er i t tim es wi ll s u cceed i ...
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si ngl e lesson fr om ev en the most r e cen t and gr aves t
mi stak es .


T he FU T UR E i s i nt o e xtr act in...
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W hether o r no t yo u ’r e s eek i ng a r iv al and i f th e
FUTUR E is not consci e nti ously con c ei ved , des...
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qu o tha t is per v as iv ely flu i d and i m per m an ent i n
per petui ty. O n th e co ntr ar y , th e PR E SENT...
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i nter es t, th e PR ESE NT i s o v er -fr a g m ented — gr e atly
B alk ani zed —, thu s lack i ng attenti o n an...
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habi tu al ly g r eat le ng ths , asc er tai n th at th e PR ESE NT
i s a thi ng o f the p as t and th e pas t i s...
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ever -more      au to c r ati c   u ns to pp abl e   rulings    by
d em and ed the FUTUR E.


Y et we h av e no w ...
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The FUTUR E i s ac cu stomed and i ndi ffer ent to th e
PR ESE NT’s m o s t s elf -v alu ed quali t y, i ts qu ali...
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r elev an ce , no t tak ing i t s ai d ex ecu ti o n to the “ e xtr a
m i le” bu t to t he “ ex tr a leagu e.” A l...
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The PR E SENT i s , at all ti m es , t ak i ng a fo r t y-wi nk
s i es t a as i t d r e am s o f s teali ng cr ed ...
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The FUT UR E is, in every occasi on, mak ing th e
PR ESE NT d éclas s é and hence d ém o d é. [45 ], [4 6 ].


The...
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W hen th e FUTUR E wishes to bl end in wi th th e
PR ESE NT, s ai d PRESENT sho ck s .


W ith th e progressi on a...
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“ mod er n”        by   u npr ec ed ented   “shock   and     awe”
s t and ar d s .


The PR ESE NT i s s le epw al...
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The PR ESE NT i s th e per f ec t per s o ni fi c atio n o f an
acco m m o d atio ni s t whi le th e FUTU R E i s ...
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To get u nd er ne ath the FUTUR E's sk i n is the only p a th
to u nd er s t and ing th e ever -revo lu tio ni zin...
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wi tho u t the m axi m effo r t i n t ak i ng po s s ess i o n o f
appli ed omni scien ce cou pled with u niv er s...
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The PR E SENT is th e fr enz y o f i r r e lev anc e and th e
FUTUR E i s the ev er las ti n gly-i n cr eas i ng c...
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The PR E SENT s eem s to be i nto “ m or i bu nd” mo d e as
th e FU TUR E i s r e d efini ng i ts alw ays -u nfo l...
136




The PR E SENT t er g iv er s at es i ts elf . T he FUTUR E, o ut
o f a do mi ci le lo c at ed in th e PR ESENT, i ...
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The PR ESE NT i s no t d iam etr ic all y o ppo s ed to the
FUTUR E . The FUT UR E is j u s t d i am etr i call y ...
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I d o n’t k no w abo u t the PR E SENT and its qu ali ty
bei ng      l ai s s ez -f ai r e.     The     FU TU R E ...
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The PR ESE NT s ys tem ati c al ly fai ls to cr ack th e
FUTUR E ’s co d es . I t s eem s th at the PR E SENT i s
...
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W hen the PR ESE NT r ead s i nd i vi d u al au to bio g r aphi es
b y t he P AST al o u d , a cl e ar pi c tu r e...
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pr o cess , th e PR E SE NT s ecu r es i ts pr ep ar a ti o ns to
meet the FUT UR E wor thless .


The FUTUR E — w...
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Ar e we lo cated i n th e PR ESENT r e al ly thi nk ing abo u t
s hapi ng th e FUT UR E o r r ather i s th e FUTUR...
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B u t gi vi ng the yo ung es t and new es t PR ESE NTS a
centr al r ole i n plo tti ng Computr oniu m’s for th com...
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The PR ESE NT is a r attl esn ak e whil e th e FUTUR E i s a
python, a py thon of the enor mi ty su ck i ng power
...
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The FUTUR E nev er beco m es tai nt ed by yes t er d ay
belie fs , as s u m pti o ns and co nv en ti o ns whe n fu...
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can co nceiv e and d ev elo p o u r o wn FUTUR ES and
those i ncu mbent to the people we c ar e for !
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T he w eb sit e of Fut uret ro nium at:


Ht t p: / /F u tu r et r o niu m .b l o gs po t .co m /
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T he w eb sit e of And res Ag o st in i a t :


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And re s Ag o st i ni a t Lin kedi n:
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Understanding: Present Vs. Future! By © Copyright 2010 ─ Andres Agostini ─ www.linkedin.com/in/AndresAgostini & www.AgostiniAndres.blogspot.com & www.twitter.com/SciCzar

  1. 1. 1 U nd e rs tand in g: FU TU R E vs. PR E SE NT
  2. 2. 2 W hat i s i t m eant by “ Futu r e” ? When s peak i ng abo ut “ FUTUR E ” as the u nd er s i gned i s speak i ng abo u t ch ang e, there is included positi ve change and neg ativ e chang e (as we ll as the gr av e tr ad eo ff s betw een [a] po s i ti ve chan ge and [b ] neg ati ve ch ang e ).
  3. 3. 3 Ho wev er , th e em phas i s i s to u nd er pin th e u ps id e ch ang es and to cr i pple th e do wns i d e ch ang es . I s the fu tu r e a fu ncti on of the p r esent or i s th e pr esen t a fu ncti on of th e fu tu r e? W ha t d o pr esent and fu tu re mean in pr ac ti cali t y regarding bu si ness , pr ofessi on, ed u cati on , politics (i n clu d ing most
  4. 4. 4 universal real p o l iti k g eopoli ti cs ), society (und er st and i ng th e gr anu l ar i ty o f d e tai ls in gr ain ed i n m atter -o f -fact d em o g r aphi cs ), i nd u str y, m ar k ets , as well as in regards to emergi ng sci enc e and technology?
  5. 5. 5 W hy is thi s F UTUR E d iffer en t to other s? W hy i s ch ang e s o per v as i ve, m as s i v e, u biqu i to u s and fr enzy? W hy i s thi s ev er -ch angi n g ra te o f ch ang e en tai li ng d i ffer en ce and ne wnes s a nd wh at a r e the r es p ec ti v e co ns equ ences a nd s equ els u navo i d ably affecti ng o u r lives?
  6. 6. 6 W hat ar e th e new hig h- tech d ei ti es i n the “ war ped pas s ag es ” blo ck ? I s thi s t he FUTUR E we hav e cho s e n no t to s tar t cr eati v ely i ma gi nin g to th e fu lles t i n th e PR ESE NT ear ly on? The FU TUR E is that u ni m peac h able r eal thi ng , I s n't it?
  7. 7. 7 Su bs equentl y, in t o d ay’s wo r ld , ti m id i ty and fear ar e serious competit iv e li abi li ti es . Comi ng ti mes , u pcomi ng ti mes , f or thcoming tim es, futu r e ti mes wil l pr o v e them s elv es r u thles s i n th e co nti nuu m k no wn as PR ESE NT wit hou t a fail . Wh at ar e w e co mp eti n g for ? W e ar e co m peti ng fo r the pr ev aili ng o f o u r li ves wi th d i gni ty , Ar en ’ t we?
  8. 8. 8 I n i llu s tr ati n g th e PR ESENT and the FUTUR E (and th e flu i d i nter r e lati ons hip be tw een the two ), Wh at r o lls ar e th ey r es pectiv ely i m p er s o nating to g ai n u s fu r ther ins i ght? T his i s a s tr o ng -s e ns e and cr i ti co - cr eati v e d i scer nm ent to u nd er sta nd i ng the ev er -
  9. 9. 9 ch all engi ng n atu r e a nd an ato m y o f chang e i n ever y facet o f Hu m an L ife! I n or d er to appr ecia te time pr o g r essi on and i ts beyond g eometr i ca l non-lin ear q u ali ty, Can we es tabli s h accu r at e par all eli s m s wi th m etap ho r ic and
  10. 10. 10 no t s o m etap ho r i c (yet m o st ac cu r ate) t er m s to better enli g ht en o u r mi nd s wi th lack i ng o pti m u m r ig o r ? W hy d o we hu m ans , m ar sh ali n g thr o u g h s u ch a m ass i ve t ec hno lo gi cal pr o gr es si o n , r ead i l y wi s h to s u b j ect o u r exi s t ence t o r et r o gr ess i o n b y cho o s ing no t
  11. 11. 11 to reco g ni ze g r av e a nd yet s u btl e fo r ces th at r ed efi ne i t all? I n the fi na l an alys is , the FUTUR E is no t fo r th e fai nth ear ted . Sta ted s im ply, be i t k no wn that th e s cale, s co pe and m agni tu d e o f the FUTUR E S ar e i mpossible to ov erstate.
  12. 12. 12 The PR E SENT is s o playfu l and n ai v e j u s t g am i n g i n ar en as who s e s o le pr o pr i eto r i s the o m ni -m o d e r u li ng monar chi cal FUTUR E . As t he PR ESENT car r ies o n j u s t ac ti ng s er i ally (no t co pi ng wi th all s i m u ltan eo us ly bu t j u st g r ad u all y and
  13. 13. 13 in immersed ill r a ndomness), the FUTUR E ascertains ever y i m pend i ng deed si m u ltan eo u s ly. Ther e i s a man date i n the PR ESENT over th e FUTUR E by t he for ces of th e FOR THCOMI NG TI M ES. The s o li d i dea abo u t it r equ i r es cr afti n g a new v i si o n, wi th its ap pend ed (lo o s e/tig ht and
  14. 14. 14 am o r pho us bu t a bstr ac t yet co n cre te ) s tr ateg y, and alig ni ng people to it. Tr ans fo r ma ti o n i n vo lv es no t ju s t te ar i ng aw ay fr o m t h e PAS T , b u t im m ed iat el y m o vi ng int o a new b e t ter fu tu re besi eged by grea t perils th at must be
  15. 15. 15 tr ans fo r m ed o r no t i nto lu cr ati ve ye t s u s tai n able UPSIDES. The PR E SENT s e em s to be h av i ng a gr eat de al o f enjo ymen t b y pon ti fi cati ng wor d s a nd d eeds solely eng ag ed i n e xpo n ent i a l m ed io cr i t y , t hu s e xpl o i ti ng th e worst o f hu mank ind as if it wer e th e mo st desired
  16. 16. 16 qu ality. This feat u red qu ality by the PR ESENT i s per vasi v el y ho r r end o u s and exi s t en t i all y d am ag i ng . O n th e co ntr ar y, t he FUTUR E i s cap abl e, and i n fac t i t i mplemen ts so, of d oi ng wel l to the poin t we wou ld as to u nd o ur s elv es . Th e ac tu a l qu o tati o n by T ho m as E d is o n i nd icates : “I f we al l d id th e things we are
  17. 17. 17 cap abl e o f d o ing well we wo u l d literal l y as to u nd ou rselves.” [4 4 ] B ec au s e o f th e f o r ces exer ted b y th e F U TU R E u po n th e PR ESE NT, thi s Er a -str eams eon r i ses ambi gu i ty , am biv al en ce, d ic hotomy, u ncertainty , co m pl exi t y ,
  18. 18. 18 conflic t, bewilde rment and yet u npr eced en te d possibilities. THE FUTUR E I S ALSO AND ABOVE ALL BESI E GED, B UT BESIEGED OF AND BY AN D THR OUGH
  19. 19. 19 B R EAK THR OUG HS IN PE R PE TUI TY AND PER PE TUAL L Y IN FLUI DI TY RADI ANTL Y AND I R R ADI ANTL Y . I f yo u m u s t i ns is t, yo u can stu d y th e m el an cho li c PAS T as a di s to rt ed pro l o gu e pr im er to t he PR ESE NT . Nev er th el es s , no t even t he lo fties t ac cum u lati o n o f al l
  20. 20. 20 t h e s u b o pti m al P AST S ad d ed to t he PR ESE NT ar e nothing but an infini tesim al, i n ef fe ctu al , i nco nsequ en ti al , i mm ater i al, and i m pio u s s cr i pt to th e FUTUR E. P AST and PR ESENT ar e a bu nch o f empty, h allow iota s.
  21. 21. 21 Said script , I’m not apologetic to state, sin ce I d id not bi r th thi s Uni v er se, wo n’t g et you to your own FUTUR E ’s UPSI D ES, bu t m i ght m ak e yo u i ns ti tu te an emer g ency l and i ng upon you r own exi s t en ti al d i s r u pti o n u nles s yo u pay g r eat a tt en ti o n and ac t u po n i t ur gent ly and s m ar tly. G o t to g et beyo nd cr o s s -po llin ated s o phi s ti c atio n. Can no t m ak e it b y
  22. 22. 22 yo u r s elf? C an yo u pleas e j u st ask fo r u nco nventi o n al pr o fes s i o nal as s i s t an ce? I n the u lti m ate s cr u ti ny, yo u m us t co ncei v e, d es i gn , d evelo p, i m plem en t, s u s tai n , u pd at e, ad apt, r e -ad ap t, and re-inv ent you and yo ur own FUTUR ES, FUTUR E by FUT UR E for Li fe, a L i fe that wi ll equ ate t o
  23. 23. 23 i m m o r tality. T ak e n fr o m the L ati n ter m a p o s ter io r i , I will n ev er a ct aposter i or i sti call y. Tak en fr om th e L ati n ter m a p r io ri, I wi ll i nv ar i abl y pr o ceed apr io r i s ti c all y. T he PR E SENT d o es no t r es em b l e t he P AST , no r wil l th e FUT UR E ev er r esembl e th e PR ESE NT; u p u n ti l
  24. 24. 24 no w the PR E SENT has be en an ecd o tal, fo lk lo r i c, and still i mpr egna ted wi th gr ea ter for c es and ye t mor e s u btle o nes th an an ev er -i ncr eas i ng s yner gy (i .e . m o ther o f all s yner g i es ) o f all o u r k no wn and u nk no wn PASTS c o m bined (o ver fo u r bi lli o n year s ), whi le the FUTU R E wi ll over -geometr i call y tr ans - m u tate in to i nfini tely swifter, ar r hythm ic ,
  25. 25. 25 i nco nceiv ab ly, amo r pho u s ly per enni ally -acc el er a ti n g ( thr o u gh d iv er s el y m o du lat ed o r no t s peed s — s p e ed s th at s tem fr o m s o m e new o r d er o f ram pant s pe ed i ng and acceler ati o n o f s aid s peed ing — ), o r d er ly-ch ao ti c and ye t mor e d r i ven in to vi vi d l y-i mmer s ed and palp able r e aliti es tha n o u r cu r r ent y et o bs o let e PR ESE NT.
  26. 26. 26 W hy s eco nd -gu es s th e FUTUR E when yo u can r ead , i n ad van ce, s ai d FU T UR E 's hint s NO W and expl o i t t hem g r and io sel y, to yo u r ad v anta ge? Anni hi l at e t h e DO WNSI DE S to hi jac k the UPSI DES, m etapho r i c all y an d no t s o m etapho r i call y s peak i ng
  27. 27. 27 about le ad i ng, m an agi n g, and u nd er tak i ng o r g ani za ti o ns wi th a pr o fi t end o r o th er wi s e. Pl eas e r emember a gold en ru le: R eg ar d les s of your qu alita tive and qu anti ta ti v e growth i n, say, le ad er s hi p and su ccess c ap tur i ng as well as m anag emen t, ev er y g r o wth will b e h al lo wed and
  28. 28. 28 har mfu l i f it i s no t fi r s t a gr o wth o f ethi cs an d morality. The FUTUR E a t al l ti m es wis hes to readi l y equ i p th e pr es en t wi th no vel in fo r m ati o n . W hy? B ec au s e th e FUTUR E co ns id er s th e PR ESE NT a fai led s t ated i n th e r ealm o f ti m e, and d o es no t d es i r e to get
  29. 29. 29 i m plicat ed wi th th e d o wns id es o f a s u b-o pti m al , bi tter fellow who d ecli nes ev er y he lpf u l k nowled g e on “ em o ti o nal i ntelli g enc e” and “ po li ti cal i ntel li g enc e” . As th e FUTUR E g i v es the PR ESE NT a b ad s co r e and beco m es j u d gm ental o n it, the PR ESENT flagr an tly d enies and r ejec ts t he cu r r ent exi s ten ce o f th e
  30. 30. 30 FUTUR E . So me of the si gns echo ed by th e FUTUR E i nto t he PR ESE NT ar e ubi qu i to u s ly her e i n e nco ded wa ys. As th e FUTUR E par ap hr as es Sh ak es peare ’s s enten ce (fe ar s tak e awa y t he go o d wi th whi ch we co uld wi n)
  31. 31. 31 and ex ecu tes i t i n th e pr acti ce, the PR ESE NT feels a g r ea t ani m o s it y a g ai ns t s u ch a m axi m and hab i t. The fo r thco m ing F UTUR E — alr e ad y s catter ed am o ng u s — has a lo t to o ffer to th e PR E SENT, n am ely an invalu able o ut -o f-this -world -and -ti me so urce of nar ra ti ve and nu m er i cal d ata (u n explo r ed r epo s i to r y
  32. 32. 32 k no wledg e wai tin g to bei ng s ei zed a nd ad mi ni s ter ed by the PR ESE NT and its i nh abi tants ). C an yo u thi n k o f anyo n e m o r e vis io nar y than th e k ing i n hi s clas s , th e FUTUR E itself? The PR ESE NT, u nfo r tu natel y, i s s o m eho w an ecd o t al (su boptima l) whi le the FUTUR E r u thlessly and
  33. 33. 33 r elen tl ess l y abi d es by ever -em er gi ng s ci en ti fi c tr u ths . Thes e tr u ths co ntai n v ast go ld m ines fo r cr e ati o n , r ecre atio n, and su per -cr e ati on, as well as for devastation.
  34. 34. 34 I j u s t wo nd er i f the FUTUR E i s co nti nu a ll y s t alk i ng o n the PR ESENT! Per h aps , i t is so . O ne t hing can be as cer tai n ed , b ec au s e o f th e PR ESENT’s no n -eru d i te na tu r e, the FUT UR E (th e over -r u ling) i s alw ays fi li bu s ter in g th e PR ESE NT (the ens l av ed ).
  35. 35. 35 Thes e d ays m e ani ng : th es e s eco nds — the to ta li t y o f all is i n the m ak i ng per p etu all y. Tha t to b e i n th e mak ing mod e — a t thi s time — i s r el entless ly thou ght o f and tho ug ht thr o u g h wa y i n ad v an ce . Thi s i s a t echniq u e to CU R R ENTL Y get y o u r b r ai ns o ver -i n- s o u r ced by zi lli o n pr acti ced fu tu r i sti c s c en ar i o s (happil y and r eadi ly ad o pted qu i te ea r ly o n).
  36. 36. 36 THE FUTUR E W ILL HI T THE PRESE NT AND I TS R E SPE CT I VE G RO U ND R U NNI NG . All o f t hat as i t has be en se en u p to the pr esen t ti me.
  37. 37. 37 Thi s i s a hyp er- ac cel er at ed Eo ns -s tr eam i n g Age and ever -i ncr eas i ng ly by an abo ve and beyo nd an o ver - e xpo nent i al “ many o rd ers o f m ag ni t u d e” fact o r . Said “ o ver -expo ne nti al f acto r ,” ev en when m u lti p lied by many ord ers of magni tu d es as i n effect it is, th e no n-li n ear g eo m etr i cal and di s co nti nu o u s gr o wth r at e
  38. 38. 38 o f it i s by m o s t peo ple i m m eas ur ably u nd er es ti m ate d and mi sund er stood . B esi d es its i n tu i ti on is only fl agr a nt co u nt er -i ntu i ti o n. T o m e t he P AST is m o r e l i k e Al i ce ( Al ice' s Ad vent u r es i n Wond er land) . The PR ESENT seems mor e li k e M r . Hyd e whil e the F UTUR E app ear s to be m o r e li k e the
  39. 39. 39 j o i nt co nspi r ac y b y Dr . J ek yl l an d Do ri an G r ay . Per haps, w e wi ll need the combi ned ef for t b y Sher lo ck Ho l m es and Ag ath a Chr i s ti e to d eci pher th es e o u tr i gh t eni gm as , n am ely tho s e s t em m i ng fr o m th e ev er -await ed -bu t-ev er -i ntr u d i ng FUTUR E. The PR ESE NT i s always ad ho c.
  40. 40. 40 W e ar e r e p e a te d l y l o ng i ng fo r th e g o o d s id e s o f th e fu tu r es i mpi ou sly for g et ti ng th at th ose fu tu r es come alo ng wit h gr eat r e spo ns i bili ti e s and ch all eng es . Pr o gr es s i s t he f u tu r e o u tco m e o f a m u lti tu d e o f cas c ad es o f “ cu r r ent m o m ents ” flo wi ng d i ver ge nt ly . The d i ver gen ce u nites seaml essl y b u t not u nd er th e
  41. 41. 41 ever -s u bo pti m al compr ehensi on “ sei z ed ” via th e “ nak ed ” hu m an eye. The PR ESE NT s o -c all ed i s always pr e clu d i ng FUTUR E r epeti ti o n o f s ai d 'PR ESE NT' i n o r d er to d isplac e th e i mpli ca ted conti nu u m to other pr og r essi ons and / or r etr ogr essi ons.
  42. 42. 42 The PR ESENT i s i ntr o v er t ad ho cr ac y as th e FU TUR E i s tech no cra cy i n per petu it y. Th e PR ESE NT i s an i llit er a te ad ho cr at i c o ne whi le the FUTUR E is the t echno cr ati c, “ o m ni m o d e” s av an t . T h e P AST i s hollow a nd incon sequ en tia l fo ssi ls u nver i fi able b y an y “ car bo n tes ti ng ” m easu r em en t.
  43. 43. 43 To g iv e e ntr epr eneu r s a POV qu ick ly, most bu si nes s plan s ar e (h ave b een fo r to o lo ng) g r o tes quely i ll - co ncei v ed ind eed i n th e m e an ti m e, as th ey ar e wr i tt en -u p and r eck o ned wi th th e ey es fi xed i n pr ehis t o r y . I F I T I S NO T AN ACT U AL SU B- SET O F A M U CH G R EAT ER A ND T HO R O U GH ADV A NCE D
  44. 44. 44 R I SK M AN AG E MENT STR AT EG Y , THE F I R M WI L L M EE T G AR G ANT U AN CH AL LE NG E S. O ther wis e, th er e w i ll be g r eat o ppo r t u ni ties ! O ne end o f the g r eates t R i s k Manag em en t E ffo r t (e xtr aneo u s to i nsu r ance , co -i ns u r anc e, r e-ins u r an ce, bo nd s , and those ar ti fi ces “ mar k eted ” by beau ti fu lly
  45. 45. 45 i nsti tu tionali z ed “ so ci al engi n eer i ng,” termed by th ese Go d-sen t i n cu mbents: “ mar k eting techniqu es” ) i s to ent er t ai ni ng th e fi s call y s o u n d o u tco m es o f a bu s i nes s , li t er al ly any bu s iness , ch all eng e, o r tas k .
  46. 46. 46 Thi s FUTUR E, th at t hr o ws ar o u nd its weig ht thr o u g h ever y facet o f the PR E SENT o v er be ar i ng ly an d m er ci l es s l y, m i ght b e 9 9 .9 9% I NEVI T AB LE . I nevi tabili ty , i n t his ins tance, equ ates to m eani ng th at it will be a rogue dictator, ov er -r u li ng
  47. 47. 47 capr i cio us ly a nd s o lely a cti ng u po n its w ay and capr i cio us t as te. The u navo i d abl e co ns equ en ces o f thi s FUTUR E c an be mi ti gat ed or at least somehow m o d u lated . E vi d entl y, thi s F UTUR E’s UPSI DE S can b e, p er h aps , seiz ed and even ampli fi ed . To meet bo th r equ i si tes,
  48. 48. 48 th er e i s one HU GE pr er equ i site befor e pr oce ed i ng an y fur th er . The p o pu lar wis d o m s o po pu lated o f “ o ne thin g at a ti me” is for bi dd en by the r u li ng s of th e incumbent FUTUR ES here referred to. Po s s i bly, thi s F UTUR E wi ll no t h av e — as per th e fl awed hop es tr e as u r ed by a ll -w alk s-of-lif e
  49. 49. 49 eyewi tnes s es — a “ natu r al te ndency. ” Stat ed pl ai n ly , bec au s e i t i s bei ng envi s i o ned and wo r k ed -o u t pr eter - na tu r all y, thi s F UTUR E m ay app ear — be fo r e o u r nak ed eyes — with extr em e tend en ci es and d i r ecti v es th at ev o k e the mo st extr av ag ant and tr ans hu m an mand a tes.
  50. 50. 50 Said d i ctato r wi ll not i mper sonate anyone. He wi l l be T HE ma xi m u m M O NAR CH O F T E CH NO CR A CY b y hi s own r i ght, R emember ? Y es, yes, yes — I k now, Technocr acy, the gentlem an th a t ju st espo used a lad y wi th an appalli ng temp er am ent tha t lo s es co m po su r e oft, ev en befor e t he s tate’s vi si ts b y th e Holly Pope and her R o yal Hi g hnes s the Qu een o f England .
  51. 51. 51 H er gi ven n am e i s “ G l o b al .” H er s u r nam e is “ Cr i s es .” That ’s the r eas o n why thi s “po wer c o u ple” has m ad e Si r Fr anci s Baco n a bes t-s el ling i co n, “ FOR TIM E I S T HE G R EAT EST I NNO V ATO R .” G o tt en i t?
  52. 52. 52 Thi s Mo nar ch wi ll exp el ev er y lagg a r d and ever y o ne th at, no twi ths ta nd i ng hi s / h er m o s t ad v an ced ed u ca ti o n, wo rs hi ps and di s s em i nates ig no r an ce. Thi s e xpe l wi l l i ncl u d e t he tr a ns f er o f t he s el ect ed o ne t o a r econd i te “ cu r ved” co rner of th e Univ er se or th e M u lti ver se. I n s p eak i ng abo u t th e Mu lti v er s e, w e m u s t u s e the fo llo wing qu o tatio n .
  53. 53. 53 The PR ESENT c ar r i es o n s u per fluo u s ly. Bu t th e FUTUR E i s o v er -i m pr eg na ted and s u per -im m er sed wi th d etai l ed m eanin g and s i gni fi canc e and wi th pr o j ect ed tr ans g r es s iv e-ly and a l à “ o m ni m o d e” m ann er s, as well a s wi th i ts m ani fes ti ng t angi bl y and yet pal pab ly i ntang ibly per v as iv e u bi qu ity.
  54. 54. 54 Per pe tu a l innov ation is a rogue truth to thi s PR ESE NT. Th e br ead th , d ep th , scope, subtl ety , i ntr i c ac y, and r at e o f accel er ati o n o f thi s FUTUR E ’s per petual i nnov ati on wi ll be endless, end less so th a t i s beyond th e wild est d r eams or ni gh tmar es eve r
  55. 55. 55 concei v ed by the u lti ma tely noted or mo st cr i tici zed sci-fi writer. To at tr i bu te to t hi s FUTUR E’s p er petu al i nno va ti o n a qu ali ty o f f ar -f et ch ed wi ll be as w ell an extr em e o ver - s i m pl if ic ati o n an d an exi s te nt i al b l und er and the
  56. 56. 56 gr ea test and most pu bli c per sonal a ck nowled gment of own wor shiped supi ne ig nor an ce . T he PR ESE NT i s 1 % a fu nct i o n o f t he P AST and , abo ve al l, a 9 9 % fu nctio n o f th e FUT UR E . The PR ESE NT s ti f les inno va ti o n and fo ster s r i gi d ity.
  57. 57. 57 The PR ESE NT i s i nev it abl y a m e an s to an end . Th e end is u nav o id ably the FUTUR E. The PRESENT a lways remains polemi ca lly u nr eso lv ed . Th e FUTUR E, as p er the lo ng vi ew g ai ned
  58. 58. 58 thr ou gh th e Mu lti ver se, i n i ts deep est cor e is ev en , s t able a nd o r g ani zed . R em em ber : The FUTUR E i s eter n all y pr e-cl as hi ng and/ o r clas hing th e PR ESENT, thu s co nti nu o u s ly s hapi ng and r e-s hapi n g t he PR ES E NT to a g r eat e xt en t. T he FU T U R E i s , s o t o spe ak and at l e as t , 30 %
  59. 59. 59 a fu ncti o n o f th e P R ESE NT and 70 % a fu ncti o n o f th e FUTUR E i ts elf . Pe r cen ta ges ar e ar bi tr ar i l y s u gg es ted i n ord er to i llu str ate . The PR ESE NT is bath ed by the ill-pr esumed per m an enc y and by the qu al i ty of bei ng i mper mane nt. Th e PR E SENT i s nev er a s napshot or
  60. 60. 60 fi xed (s tati c) . I t i s the li nk ag e, s u per po s i ti o n, and / o r contenti ou s i nter t wi ni ng of many fi lms (mu lti -flu i d d ynam i cs / k ineti c s). I ts d ynami s m g r an ts i ts elf , the PR ESE NT, hu ge ambiti ons to be co mi ng th e FUTUR E whi le tr yi ng t o cap tu r e th e “ h er e a nd no w” m ir ag e, a m i r ag e ( a
  61. 61. 61 m i s d em eano r ) tha t d o es no t c ar e lo s ing the s ens e o f r i d i cu le i n wo r ld wi d e fo o tbal l / s o ccer gam e t hr o u gh wo r ld wid e br o ad cas ting “ li ve .” Ther e ar e to o m any “ her es ” and a m yr iad o f “ no ws ” wi tho u t th e u tt er and i nd i s pens able ack no wled gm en t th at th e per enni al, tr em bli n g g ap betw ee n th e
  62. 62. 62 PR ESE NT and FUTUR E gener ates m any cr eati v e ten s i o ns, r eg ar d les s i f i t is har v es ted o r no t. The PR E SENT is at le as t u nc eas i ng ly i nfi ni t e, u nl es s i ts i nt er r elati ons hi p wi th the FUT UR E stops. The FUTUR E i s never end less u nles s a gr eat ano m aly tak es place.
  63. 63. 63 Co ncer ning t he PR E SENT and s peci a lly th e FUTUR E , th e g r eat m aj o r i ty o f peo pl e fail ed co ns i d er i ng th e po s s i bili ty o f anyt hi ng go i n g wr o ng, no m at ter ho w remote the lo c ati o n or complexi ty of th e i m plem ent atio n env i ro nm ent.
  64. 64. 64 The PR ESE NT and the FUTUR E eng end er ts u nam is o f CHANG ES, pr in ci pally tho s e ch ang es n ev er tho u g ht thr o u gh. Whe n yo u alter ed yo u r wo r k becaus e o f competi tion and/or difficult ti mes, you ar e CHANGING your professi onal oc cupa tion (o r gani z ati o n al s tr ateg y).
  65. 65. 65 The PR E SENT h as o rd er ly been u s ed to bei ng a l and at th e daw n o f his to r y, that hi s to ry ar chi te ct -ed by a bu nch o f bio g r ap hi es and auto -bi o gr aphi es b y th e wi nner s and the p r ev ai li ng o nes wi tho u t co ns i der i ng th e s id e o f t he lo si ng o nes o r th a t o f tho se wi tho u t par ti s an po s itio ns .
  66. 66. 66 The PR ESENT ’s d u ties ar e app end e d to the FUTUR E. T he PR ESE NT ’s r i ghts ar e app ended to t he P AST . A t the ti m e b ei ng , i t do es no t m atter an ym o r e wh er e yo u co m e fr o m and ho w thi s i m pact yo u r ‘cu r r ent ’ PR ESE NT. I nst ead , wh at i s pr es en tly relev an t fo r yo u to env is i o n ar e th e flo ati ng, flu xi ng, cr o s s-r ai led
  67. 67. 67 FUTUR E S as th ey cli mb the tr e ac her o u s bu i ld ing- block lad d er, the l ad d er of ac cu m u lati o n of oppor tu ni ties, c hal len ge s, and per ple xi ng, but e xu b er an t tr ade -o f fs . Nei t h er exu b er anc e no r tr ad e - offs ar e for the u nc u lti va ted .
  68. 68. 68 Thes e tr ad es -o f fs po is e th e le as t thi nk abl e o f th e u nthi nk abl e r es u lts, ch al leng in g our bod y (phys io lo g y), m i n d (ps ycho lo g y), an d s o u l (s pi r it ). I f yo u think “ exu ber an t” i s a fan cy o r u nd es i r able t er m , k i nd ly pleas e w ai t u nti l you come to meet you r FUTUR E in per son.
  69. 69. 69 Y o u can co nti nu all y walk into the FU TUR E back war d s to r evi ve th e fo ss i lized v es ti ges o f blu r r ed/ m ad e- u p/ ar tifi ci al “ ar ti fi ces ” -d ri v en m em o ri es tha t e at yo u r sou l ou t. A h ealth y med i ca l pr escr i p ti ons wi ll d i ctate: “Th e p atien t m u s t al ways fo cu s o n the FUTUR E. I n the p ro ces s , and i n o rd er to keep its exis ten ce, he/s h e
  70. 70. 70 must always REMEMBER THE FUTUR E IN ADV AN CE. ” Y o u k no w what th e PAS T is ? R eply: The eter n al flo w of i ncr e as i ng cr eati v e-t ensio n and contr ov er si al d i s cr epan cies be tween th e FUTURE and the PR ESE NT, enc aps u lated i n a s tr eam o f s egm ents fr o m
  71. 71. 71 th e “ pr eter i t ten se” k i ng d om, a k ing do m that i s neit her awak en no r sig nifi ca nt anym or e. The PR E SENT i s j ust a flu i d ven u e pr o gr essi vely bu m ped and sho cked by the i nter acti o ns betw een th e u nfo r tu natel y fo s s i lized PAST an d the FUTUR E
  72. 72. 72 through the in ter -medi a ti on of the s o -c al led PR ESE NT. Cl earl y, th e ge neti cs o f th e hu m an bei ngs wi ll hav e a no tab le i m pact o n th e ps y cho lo gy and phys io lo g y o f th e hu m ans u nti l th e FUTUR E’s s a y, want i t o r no t, li k e i t o r no t. Su ch a s ay has a d es i gn ated “d u e ti me. ”
  73. 73. 73 Du e ti me i s not a fi xed point but a maze of sinu ou s li nes . B y all enfo r c ed eff ec ts , th e FUT UR E i s by any m eans a r epr es en ta ti v e o f thr e e f ac ets . Th e r e is the f acet o f o ppo r tu ni ties th at we can cal l UPSI DE RI SK S.
  74. 74. 74 Another face t i s tha t of the li k eli h ood of poten ti al d i s r u pti o n. The fo r m er i m per s o nat es th e DO WNSI DE RISK. Thi r dly, th er e ’s t h e fac et of blend ed UPSI DE R I SK S with DO WNSI D E R I SK S. To r eal ly g et th e O PPOR TUNI TI ES the DO WNSI DE R I SK S mu st b e
  75. 75. 75 ter m i n ated o r , at leas t, m i ti g at ed and m o d u lated . Those DOW NSI D E R I SK S mu st be br ou ght u nd er opti mu m contr ol as per th e tech nica l p ar lanc e I emplo y. Su ch et er nal cr eati ve-tensi on d i scr ep anci es / d ispu tes — as i mpo s ed b y the r o gu e and ne ar l y ag el es s
  76. 76. 76 i nter r elatio nshi p betw ee n the FU TUR E and th e PR ESE NT — as the FUTUR E wag es an all -o ut “ pr eem pti v e war ” to get th e PAST u n d er r eti r em ent. Thes e et er n al creativ e- tens i o n d is cr ep anci es m ak e thr ee m aj o r d i splacem en ts . Fi r stl y, i t d i s plac es th e
  77. 77. 77 PAS T t o a co r ner (o r q u ad r ant ) w her e v es ti g es ar e fossili zed bu t not lo ok ed aft er . I t m u s t be m en tio ned that i nt er r ela ti o ns hi p be tw een th e FUTUR E and the PR ESENT i s i ntens e and wil l beco m e i ncr e as i ng ly m o r e i ntens e, beyo nd the bo ld es t and lu ci d i m ag ina ti o n wi tho ut a fai l .
  78. 78. 78 Su ccess fu l and tough, su btl e, r efi n ed , g r anu lar r ever se-eng i ne er i ng captu r es break thr o u g h innova tions fo r th e PR ESE NT ’ and from th e FUTUR E ’s domi ni on. R ever se-e ng ine er i ng all regardless of its origins, ter r es tr i al or e xt r at er r es tr i al . Co me to t hink o f it and co ncl u de th at
  79. 79. 79 bo th (a ) all and (b) ev er ythin g i s p r im o rd i ally and u lti matel y extr ater r estri a l. To captu r e benefi ts and to extr em e -m ak e -o ver , s ay , le ad er s hi p a nd to s ci enti fi ca lly s tewar d di s ru pti o n poten ti al into ex ploited u psi d es (to mak e su cces s s eizi n g cr ys t alli ze), yo u ne ed to u nd ers tand th e
  80. 80. 80 PR ESE NT, t he FUTUR E, and its fr e nzy i nter r elatio nshi p . I n mak ing thi s e ffor t o pti mum — and am o ng o ther pr er equ i s ites — w e m u s t fi nd o u t and ad d r ess two topics. O ne to pic has to d o wi th ho w we re ach ed thi s PR ESE NT ou t of a sca tter ed PAS T’s te chnologi cal
  81. 81. 81 acco m pl i shm ent as w e co ns tr u ct e d an exp anded knowledge repository just by pr ac tici ng fu tu re scen ar ios through r ad ia nt for es i ght, far -sigh t, hi nd si g ht , i ns ig ht , and i nner m o s t -s i ght . Ad m i t ted l y, this i s no s mall tas k .
  82. 82. 82 The m o s t r e as o n ed fo r es i ght and f ar -s i gh t, s i ne qu a no n to r ec alli ng t he F UTUR E, is o nly a fu ncti o n o f i nner m o s t- si gh t o u twar d ly. Ano ther to pi c is t hat ins i di o u s habi t o f the FUTUR E in sed ucing th e as-of -now PR ES ENTS whil e th e ci ti z ens o f s u ch P R ESENTS m ak e us ag ent so m any
  83. 83. 83 lo o k i ng-fo r war d chan ges th at set afire the i nter r elatio ns hi p between this PR ESE NT and thi s FUTUR E . Now we k now ho w we got to “her e,” “ h er e” i s th e hyp er -d ynamism of flows, in-flow s, cou nter -flows , av ant-g ard e flows, cr ossed-polli n ated flows, point -
  84. 84. 84 i nfl ecting flows. “ As-o f-now” exa ct ly r efer s to th e PR ESE NT-FU TUR E’s own tête-à -tête. [3 8] “ Her e,” whi l e pl an ted in t he P AST , was a b i t s t ati s ti c al bu t nev er r eally s o .
  85. 85. 85 The so-called “ her e” i s u nd er going a total i mmer si on o f nu m ber les s pr o ces s es , t hr o u g hpu ts, tr ans ac tio ns , d eed s , et c. “ Her e” has i nces s antly been m o bili zed . “ N o w ” i s m o t o r i ze d a t a r at e t h at i s b e y o n d aw e - inspiring.
  86. 86. 86 W e j u st go t the “ no w” abo ut ri g ht to thi s po i nt. To tu r n savvi er on thi s FUTUR E, one mu st be a g eni us i n hi s execu ti ons (si c), yoc tose cond by yoc tosecond , whi ch i s one septi l li onth (1 0 -24 ) of a second . [4 8 ] Ther ei na fter , yo u r u nthink able thi nk i ng abo ut FUTUR E S m u s t beco m e m o r e r e fi ned , enh an ced ,
  87. 87. 87 e xu b er an t, s tr e am li ned , d iv er se, exp and ed , d i s ci pl i ned , and e xt end ed . I n do ing s o , i t nev e r su ffi c es to come u p wi th a thre e-scenar io for ecast (no t even with the pr ehi s tor i c “ compou nd ed for ec ast” ).
  88. 88. 88 All o f thi s i s tr u e fo r hu m ans fr o m the PAST and th e PR ESE NT. To war d s a m o r e ad v anc ed tim e — and by m eans o f r ev er s e- engi n eer ing wi th th e o m ni s cien ce per s pecti v e — th e hu m an s wi ll i ncr ea s ingl y b e o f d i ffer en t co ns ti tu ents and d es ig n, as well as d i ffer ent co ncer ni ng pu r po s e, fu nctio n, and a co m bi natio n o f pu r po s e and fu ncti o n si m u ltaneo u s ly .
  89. 89. 89 The PR ESE NT i s ch ang eles s ly u nne ces s ar ily de layed o r even lo st and i natt en ti ve bec au s e its li m i ts ar e i m per m ane nt and av ai l abl e cap abili ti es ar e fini te . The PR E SENT n ever con templa tes fast -fo rwar d -ly , bu t i n r ever s al i n so ad d ing to i ts ev en gr e ater
  90. 90. 90 i nher e nt d is ad v antag e. T he FUT UR E o per ates be yo nd th e o ff ens i v e ac ce ler ati o n o f “ li g ht s peed ” -p lu s and ne ar ly wi tho u t o r wi th zer o li m its o r co nstr ai n ts o r borders. The FU TUR E i s the N apo l eo ni c E m per o r tha t d o es ever ythi ng o nl y u nd er i ts o wn term s , ex plo i tin g ev er y
  91. 91. 91 ad van t ag e and d i s ad vant ag e to its lu cr ati v e w ell - bei ng and omni-ruli ng. The F UTUR E i s ac cu sto m ed to s pyi ng o n th e PR ESE NT. How come? The FUTUR E is th e PR ESE NT’s debr i efing one. Th e FUT UR E i s, i n many
  92. 92. 92 cas es a v ir tu o s o , tho ug h i t, at ti mes , v o yeu r s th e PR ESE NT. Wha t a hor r endou s v ice! Su ch d eed will NE VER be to ler at ed . Ho w do yo u R E HAB th e FUT UR E ? G r ou p t her ap y? G r o u pi ng i t with whom, the “crowd of wisdom” fo lk s? R ehabi li t atin g i t by whi ch h and y m eans ? L i k e th e
  93. 93. 93 cr o wd o f wi s d o m us ed in ex tr ao r di nar y d em o cr aci es to h ave the co ns ti tu enc y m ad ly i n lo ve — fro m th e i ns tr u m ent s o f d e m o cr acy — t o v o te f o r a Co m m u nis t pr esid ent? The PR ESE NT i s s le epw alk i ng whil e th e FUTUR E i s “ chi ld li k e” wo nd er ed by d ayd r e am i ng pr o m enad es .
  94. 94. 94 I n the mea n ti me , the post-mo der n mod er ni ty i s i n a rush getting more and more modern by u npr eced ented “s ho ck and awe” u near thed s tand ar d s. Thi s criss -cro ss PR E SENT wi ll b e r eco nsti tu ted b y the co ntinu al ly crin ku m-cra n ku m FUTUR E i nev i tabl y. [30 ], [31 ]. T her e i s go i ng o n a ter z etto i n
  95. 95. 95 whi ch th e h appe ni ngs ar e mor e or less li k e thi s: th e PAS T (R .I .P), th e PR ESE NT (thé d ans ant ), a nd t h e FUTUR E (t er tiu m q u id ). [32 ], [33 ], [ 34 ]. Cl ear ly , th e PAS T i s g et ti ng a f u ll y i m p each ab l e CPR b y s o - cal le d “ hi s to r i ans .”
  96. 96. 96 E ar ned in his own int ell ec tu al right, Tho m as J ef fer so n m o st co gentl y s t ated : “I p ref er the d ream s o f the F UTUR E than his to ry . ” J ef fer s o n, o n hi s o wn r i ght, fo r et er ni ty k new that the FUTUR E i s u n- mani pu lated from that u nd er -p er for mi ng ve nu e called “ PR ESE NT. ”
  97. 97. 97 The PR E SENT i s a forge tful s ard ine while th e FUTUR E i s a gi ant cu t tlefi sh i n co ns pi r ac y wi th an o cto pus and a twe nty-fo u r eyes j ell y- fi s h. Thes e d ays th e PR E SENT i s a bi t lik e a pseu do - har mo ni zed Y ing -Yang r el atio ns hi p . The FUTUR E i s o nly abo u t Y ang deed s .
  98. 98. 98 The PR ESE NT i s besi e ged by a bu nch of d i let tantes and po s eu r s . [39 ]. Th e FUTUR E i s — s o to s pe ak — à la Sir Fr anci s Dr ak e.
  99. 99. 99 The PR ESENT i s mor e li k e Hu ck leber r y Fi nn whi le th e FUTUR E is per ha ps th e ar ch etype of Genghi s K han and hi s effi c aci o u s Mo ngo ls . The s tr e am o f as -o f-no w PR ESE NTS will beco m e — t o s o m e extent — o ne o f t he fo r th co m ing FUTUR ES. At
  100. 100. 100 s o m e po i nt ah ea d , a PR ESENT wi ll be u lti ma te ly i nte gr at ed i nto a si ngl e FUTUR E seamlessly. Su ch a F UTUR E, t hough, will r each a point in whic h bei ng bi o-b ased o r bi o-r el ated or not i n v i vo at all wi ll be s plend id ly aw ak en and ac ti v e.
  101. 101. 101 The PR ESENTS ar e fr o m app alli ng and co n t enti o u s i nter r elatio ns hi p betw een Venu s and M ar s . Th e FUTUR E S ar e o nly fr o m str ing ent M ar s . G o and as k abo u t i t Dr . Jo hn G r ay. [4 0 ]
  102. 102. 102 The FUT UR E S ar e su per veni ng u po n the PR ESE NTS i n combina ti on wi th t he r u thl ess for ces possess b y th e own FUTUR ES. The PR ESENT co ncer ns the ani m al and v ege tabl e k i ngd o m s . Thes e k ingd o m s ar e s u bjec t no t to thr ee
  103. 103. 103 bu t fo u r em per o r s , n amel y: li qu i d , s o li d , g as , and plas m a. The FU TUR E i s o nly abo u t b eyo nd po s t-hu m ani ty and i ts s t ag g er i ng br u te-fo r ce and d r am atic al ly-su btl e I NTEL LI GE NCE.
  104. 104. 104 The PR ESE NT p ert ai ns to pr eten d i ng d is co ver i ng sci en ce. Th e FU TUR E is abso lu te s cien ce d omi nan ce and ne ar ly i f no t tho r o u ghly i nfini te po w er u nti l th e Uni vers e ’s l as t s ay . O n th ei r o wn e ar ned r i ghts , the P R ESE NT and th e FUTUR E ar e d o g s and d ar ling s, r es pec ti ve ly .
  105. 105. 105 The FUTUR E has , i n m any i nces s an t and effic aci o u s ly wa ys , r em i nd ed th e pr es en t abo u t th e i ns tr u m entali t y o f Am er ic a’ s pr i m o r d i al and i nd i geno u s ci vi l izati o ns . The PR ESENT i s a lw ays m i s led and m i s lead i ng , tr easu r i ng a g re at pr o m i se o f d ecei t. Th e FU TUR E i s
  106. 106. 106 elo qu ently tr ans par en t and cle ar , cr ippli ng — i n ad van ce — vi o l ato r s o f ethi cs , m o r alit y, pr i nci pl es , i nte gr i ty, and di gni ty . The PR ESE NT h as i ts eyes glu ed to th e i nsi d e -ou ts . The FUTUR E i s im m ens el y i nto s tar i ng at i ts o u tsi d e- ins.
  107. 107. 107 The PR ESE NT i s a power l ess hostag e not i n ter es ted i n any ho no r abl e vi nd i ca ti o n at a ll. The PR ESENT i s s i ck and ai li ng be cau s e o f: (a) i ts o nce-tr u e beli ev es , (b ) i ts o nce -tr u e as s u m pti o ns, (c ) its once -tru e c onventi ons , (d) its nev er tru e
  108. 108. 108 mi sconcepti ons, (e) i ts onc e- tr u e cosmos-v isi on (weltans ch au u ng ), (f) i ts o n ce -tr u e s ys tem s o f b eli ef , (g) i ts onc e- tr u e t r u isms, (h) i ts on ce-tr u e “ common sense,” (i ) i ts onc e- tr u e “ good luck ,” so for th. “Th e f u tu re is go ing to get i nv ented , wi th yo u o r witho ut you . Bu t if you want to bu ild the n ew, you mu st first d is m antl e y o u r e xis ting be l ie f s y s te m and bur n fo r
  109. 109. 109 s cr ap any t hing th at is no t e nd le s s ly and u niv e r sa l l y tru e. ” [6 4 ] The PR ESE NT i s ps eu d o -ar chi te c ted and m o bi lized i n tearing d own achievement. Th e FU TUR E is forever r e-ar chi tecti ng i ts elf whi l e m as s i ve ly o u t-fo s t er i ng br eak thr o u gh ac hi evem ents .
  110. 110. 110 Su bs equentl y, the FUTUR E wi ll in ces s an tl y r em ai n r ed efini n g the to tali ty and th e en tir ety o f (i ) all and (ii ) ev er ythi ng (k nown, u nk nown, improbable , i m po s s ible, thi nk able, u nthi nk able, co ncer nin g, and d es ir able wi thi n and o u ts id e th e laws o f p hys i cs , qu antu m mech a ni cs, and other sci enc e of
  111. 111. 111 “ exactnes s ” ). I no w war m ly wel co m e yo u , lad ies and gen tl emen , to “ Fu tu r etr oni um.” [36 ] While th e PRESENT v as tly und er es ti mates the i nflu ence of th e pr esent -d ay I nter net, the FU TUR E wi ll captu r e ever y k no wn and u nk nown fo r ce to cr o wn itse lf into r u thless Computr oniu m. [8 4 ]
  112. 112. 112 Thi s R o yal i s no t s illy d i gni tar y as o ne wi ll s e e hi m o u t-co m pute th e en ti r et y o f the Uni ver se (and M u lti ver se, the Un i ver se ’s fir s t- and -fo r em o s t fath er ). I n the ne ar FUTU R E’s (i n th e zi lli o n flo ws be tw ee n F u tu r etr o ni u m, th e ad o l es cent , and Co m pu t ro ni u m ,
  113. 113. 113 th e ad ult ), yo u r d r eam s , fant as i es , and ni gh tm ar es will al l be li te r ally o u t-d r eam ed and / o r out- d ayd r eam ed and / o r ou t-s m ar t ed and / o r o u t-s hi nne d and/ or o ut-for etold by a fac tor of zi llion or der s of magni tu d e.
  114. 114. 114 The FUTUR E is bathed , as th e PR E SENT has alr ead y been c ar e fu lly hin ted , with ar ti fa cts th at as a w ho le are per v asiv ely aw ak en ed . Th ese FUTUR ES ar e beyo nd bo u nd ar y-les s -nes s . The FUTUR E i s for eter ni ty u nfold ing befor e mo st peo ple’s abs ent -m i nd ed eyes , i nd ep enden tl y i f t ho s e
  115. 115. 115 eyes ar e append ed o r no t to s o -called “ pr ep ar ed mi nd s.” The myopi a is wi thi n th e mi nd not i n the cor neas . The PR ESE NT i s m o s tly abo u t ha r dwar e (pa lp ably tangi bl es ). The F UTUR E i s g r ea tly abo u t s o ftw ar e
  116. 116. 116 (palp abl y and no t, intan gi bles wi th c o nsequ enc es and s equ els bo th i n the physi c al and vi v id v ir tu al wo r ld s ). Thi s co lo s s al eo ns -s tr e am i ng Er a , r egar d les s o f tim e lo cu s , is co ns tan tly u nder r u thles s r u ling by th e FUTUR E .
  117. 117. 117 I f you 'r e not r e member ing the FUTUR E i s only b ec au s e yo u ar e i gno r i ng ev er y les s o n b y t he P AS T and PR E SENT, b o t h a P AST and a PR ESE NT , i n m y v i ew, d es i gn ated by th e e xpr es s m an d at es and d es i gns of the FUTUR E.
  118. 118. 118 Ves t you r i nter es t i n th e FU TUR E si nce pl anti ng you r ho pes in pr et er i t tim es wi ll s u cceed i nto f ai lur e wi tho u t a f ai l. The PR ESE NT m ak es a gr e at nu m ber o f m i s tak es once, twice, thric e and be yond tha t w ithou t l earning a
  119. 119. 119 si ngl e lesson fr om ev en the most r e cen t and gr aves t mi stak es . T he FU T UR E i s i nt o e xtr act ing the cr i ti cal l es s o n s le ar ned l av is hl y and abu s i vely i g no r ed i n the p as t and pr esen t.
  120. 120. 120 W hether o r no t yo u ’r e s eek i ng a r iv al and i f th e FUTUR E is not consci e nti ously con c ei ved , desig ned , d evelo p and cr eated , the FU TUR ES will b eco me yo u r m o s t fo r m id able a d vers ar ies . I n u nno tice abl e yet tr ans fo r m ati o n al m o v em ent i s what the FUTUR E’s s ta tu s qu o has beco m e, a s tatu s
  121. 121. 121 qu o tha t is per v as iv ely flu i d and i m per m an ent i n per petui ty. O n th e co ntr ar y , th e PR E SENT’s s ta tu s q uo i s er r ati c, tim i d , d i s o r gani zed , i di o tic and co ns equ entl y ban a l. W hile th e FU TU R E i s m ar k ed ly co ncentr ated and fo cu sed o n e ver y m atter i n whi c h i t h as a v es ted
  122. 122. 122 i nter es t, th e PR ESE NT i s o v er -fr a g m ented — gr e atly B alk ani zed —, thu s lack i ng attenti o n and e xces s i v e i n d ilu tion of resu lts. I n d eali ng with o u r s ys tem s o f be li efs , s tr o ng ly h eld assumptions, conven tions and cosmos vision (Welt ans ch au u ng ), th e FUTUR E, into w alk i ng
  123. 123. 123 habi tu al ly g r eat le ng ths , asc er tai n th at th e PR ESE NT i s a thi ng o f the p as t and th e pas t i s a thi ng fu r the r back to the pr i mo rdi al bi g bang. The FU TUR E is no t i n ho t pu r s ui t o f th e PR ESE NT . T he PR ESENT r ep res en ts o ne fl u i d e xpr es s i o n b y th e
  124. 124. 124 ever -more au to c r ati c u ns to pp abl e rulings by d em and ed the FUTUR E. Y et we h av e no w a gr eat lik eli ho o d to m ak e the mo st i nte lli g en t d eci s io n to lo wer i ng th e d o wns id es and u ppi ng and u pgr adi ng the u ps id es .
  125. 125. 125 The FUTUR E i s ac cu stomed and i ndi ffer ent to th e PR ESE NT’s m o s t s elf -v alu ed quali t y, i ts qu ali t y o f d istraction. The PR ESE NT i s a l agg ar d . Th e FU TUR E is an o u t- d oer beyo nd th e i nflu en ce sph er es of e xecu ti on. Her e e xe cu t io n o nl y eq u at es to ex ecu ti o n o f and t hr o u gh
  126. 126. 126 r elev an ce , no t tak ing i t s ai d ex ecu ti o n to the “ e xtr a m i le” bu t to t he “ ex tr a leagu e.” A lea gu e is abo u t three miles. The F UTUR E i s a co m po s i te v ecto r i n r ever s al to th e PR ESE NT and back for th to the ti mes to come.
  127. 127. 127 The PR E SENT i s , at all ti m es , t ak i ng a fo r t y-wi nk s i es t a as i t d r e am s o f s teali ng cr ed i ts and glo r i es fr o m hi s cou ntr ymen. T he FUTUR E — u n d er its own ways , mod es and r u lings — is r el entless r ender i ng tim e pr o g r es s i vel y no ne xi s tent .
  128. 128. 128 The FUT UR E is, in every occasi on, mak ing th e PR ESE NT d éclas s é and hence d ém o d é. [45 ], [4 6 ]. The FUT UR E spies on the PR ESE NT compr ehensi v el y. The PR E SE NT’s cou nter -spyi ng att em pts o n and to war d s the FUTUR E ar e les s th an pr i m i ti ve and m o re than en ti r ely ludi cr o u s.
  129. 129. 129 W hen th e FUTUR E wishes to bl end in wi th th e PR ESE NT, s ai d PRESENT sho ck s . W ith th e progressi on and r etrogression of “tim e,” th e po s tm o der n m od er ni ty i s be co m ing m o r e and m or e
  130. 130. 130 “ mod er n” by u npr ec ed ented “shock and awe” s t and ar d s . The PR ESE NT i s s le epw alk i ng whil e th e FUTUR E i s d ayd r eam in g li k e a s av an t’s child w o nder i ng ar o u nd M I T , Cal t ech and NAS A.
  131. 131. 131 The PR ESE NT i s th e per f ec t per s o ni fi c atio n o f an acco m m o d atio ni s t whi le th e FUTU R E i s the mo st r o bu s t beli ev er (tho r o u ghly f ai th f ul and wi tho ut r u d imentar y, slow i ng-d own ps yc hologi cal comple xes ) o n hi s d eed s and o wn exi s t ent i a l exis ten ce.
  132. 132. 132 To get u nd er ne ath the FUTUR E's sk i n is the only p a th to u nd er s t and ing th e ever -revo lu tio ni zing n atu r e o f ch ang ed chang es . We must, wh er efor e, s trive ex ponen ti ally and cr eati v el y fo r ev er to c aptu r e no w the bes t (o pti m u m ) from the ev er -f or thcoming FUT UR E S. Striving
  133. 133. 133 wi tho u t the m axi m effo r t i n t ak i ng po s s ess i o n o f appli ed omni scien ce cou pled with u niv er sal mor ali t y and ethi cs wi ll r en d er abso lu tely wo r thl es s. The PR ESE NT i s co ncav e wher eas the F UTUR E i s co nve x, ve xi ngl y co nv ex as a Bi g Ban g ’s c at ch - as - catch- can.
  134. 134. 134 The PR E SENT is th e fr enz y o f i r r e lev anc e and th e FUTUR E i s the ev er las ti n gly-i n cr eas i ng cli m ax o f th e cr i ti c al m as s th at cat apu lts ci vi liz ati o n i nto u nk no wn unknowns.
  135. 135. 135 The PR E SENT s eem s to be i nto “ m or i bu nd” mo d e as th e FU TUR E i s r e d efini ng i ts alw ays -u nfo ld ing bi r th . B ir th is d e ath i n rever s al and co ns equen tly d e ath i s bi r th i n r ev er s al .
  136. 136. 136 The PR E SENT t er g iv er s at es i ts elf . T he FUTUR E, o ut o f a do mi ci le lo c at ed in th e PR ESENT, i s hu ge ly ter giv er sat ed by lar ge maj or ities. The F UTUR E i s wi thi n a s u bter fu g e and m us t b e lu cid ly unv ei led i f yo u want to m ak e yo u r li fe pr o sper .
  137. 137. 137 The PR ESE NT i s no t d iam etr ic all y o ppo s ed to the FUTUR E . The FUT UR E is j u s t d i am etr i call y d iffer ent. W hat ar e yo u go ing to in th e PR ESENT befo r e th e “ fi er ce u r gen cy o f no w” FUTUR E and i ts i g no r ed (wh e ther exis ten ti all y lu cr ativ e o r no t) wak i ng -u p calls?
  138. 138. 138 I d o n’t k no w abo u t the PR E SENT and its qu ali ty bei ng l ai s s ez -f ai r e. The FU TU R E d oes its i nte llectu al ly hard working r ender i ng emotion s u seless. This bohemia n PR ESE NT ye t an un- s alv ag e abl e o ne s e lf-pr o pell ed i nto cr as s s tupi d i ty ti l l FUTUR E ’s las t c all ing.
  139. 139. 139 The PR ESE NT s ys tem ati c al ly fai ls to cr ack th e FUTUR E ’s co d es . I t s eem s th at the PR E SENT i s irremed iably stu b born by genetic d esign, ge neti c d es ig n o f fo u r billi o n year s o ld.
  140. 140. 140 W hen the PR ESE NT r ead s i nd i vi d u al au to bio g r aphi es b y t he P AST al o u d , a cl e ar pi c tu r e o f the cas e f o r ch ang e em er g es and a s ti ll-fu zzy vi s i o n o f th e FUTUR E star t ed to s ho w thr o ug h. The PR ESE NT is co ncentr ated o n followi ng u p on the PAS T ’s att em pts to d eci pher t he F UT UR E. I n th e
  141. 141. 141 pr o cess , th e PR E SE NT s ecu r es i ts pr ep ar a ti o ns to meet the FUT UR E wor thless . The FUTUR E — w hile b ei ng s av v y and r ig o r ou s into e xer ci s i ng i ts o wn f ar - si gh t and f o r es i ght — o p er at es heretofore.
  142. 142. 142 Ar e we lo cated i n th e PR ESENT r e al ly thi nk ing abo u t s hapi ng th e FUT UR E o r r ather i s th e FUTUR E s hapi ng u s beyo nd o ur lim i ted co m preh ens io n? Und er the “ leas t wo r st” s cen ar i o , the PR E SENT i s bei ng sho ck i ngl y r emi nd ed tha t th e wo r ld co nti nues to flo w at war p s peed .
  143. 143. 143 B u t gi vi ng the yo ung es t and new es t PR ESE NTS a centr al r ole i n plo tti ng Computr oniu m’s for th comi ng cou r se not on ly k eeps Fu tur e tr oni u m su ppli ed wi th i d eas a t the cu ttin g-ed ge but also cr eates a con te xt i n whi ch l et ti ng g o o f th e PAS T and r eac hi ng o u t fo r a new FUTUR E i s the o nly u ni m peac h able no r m .
  144. 144. 144 The PR ESE NT is a r attl esn ak e whil e th e FUTUR E i s a python, a py thon of the enor mi ty su ck i ng power po s ed by a so -calle d “ Black Ho le.”
  145. 145. 145 The FUTUR E nev er beco m es tai nt ed by yes t er d ay belie fs , as s u m pti o ns and co nv en ti o ns whe n fu r ther think i ng abo u t ad v an ci ng the m o r r o w. A.I . (Ar ti fi cia l I nt el l ig enc e) i s im po r tan t. Bu t no w it ’ s m o r e im po r tant the m o s t p er vas i v e am pli fic atio n o f th e human mi nd vi a bi olo gi cal med i a only so th at w e
  146. 146. 146 can co nceiv e and d ev elo p o u r o wn FUTUR ES and those i ncu mbent to the people we c ar e for !
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