21 lessons for the 21st century
- ISBN: 0525512179 (hardcover)
- ISBN: 9780525512172 (hardcover)
xix, 372 pages ; 25 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : Spiegel & Grau, 
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||Includes bibliographical references and index.|
|Formatted Contents Note:||Introduction -- Part I: The technological challenge. Disillusionment: the end of history has been postponed ; Work: when you grow up, you might not have a job ; Liberty: big data is watching you ; Equality: those who own the data own the future -- Part II: The political challenge. Community: humans have bodies ; Civilization: there is just one civilization in the world ; Nationalism: global problems need global answers ; Religion: God now serves the nation ; Immigration: some cultures might be better than others -- Part III: Despair and hope. Terrorism: don't panic ; War: never underestimate human stupidity ; Humility: you are not the center of the world ; God: don't take the name of God in vain ; Secularism: acknowledge your shadow -- Part IV: Truth. Ignorance: you know less than you think ; Justice: our sense of justice might be out of date ; Post-truth: some fake news lasts forever ; Science fiction: the future is not what you see in the movies -- Part V: Resilience. Education: change is the only constant ; Meaning: life is not a story ; Meditation: just observe.|
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