Eclectic Curiosity

Here Today, Gone Tomorrow

Posted on October 16th, 2005, by Steve Hardy in Archives, Uncategorized. No Comments

To mark their 35th anniversary, Foreign Policy asked 16 leading thinkers–including Lawrence Lessig, Christopher Hitchens, and Esther Dyson–to speculate on the ideas, values, and institutions the world takes for granted that may disappear in the next 35 years. Here’s what they predict will have disappeared by 2040:

-The Sanctity of Life
-Political Parties
-The Euro
-Japanese Passivity
-Religious Hierarchy
-The Chinese Communist Party
-Auto Emissions
-The Public Domain
-Doctors’ Offices
-The King of England
-The War on Drugs
-Laissez-Faire Procreation

(via Core77)

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