A study that deals with future possibilities based on current trends.
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Since we cannot know the future with complete certainty, and as futurology is not yet a science based on empirical proof, moral science will have to rely partly on artists, philosophers and other speculative minds who hold up a convincing image of the future to us, as has been argued before.Aesthetic Justice: Intersecting Artistic and Moral Perspectives
Futurology always ends up telling you more about your own time than about the future.Matt Ridley, The Rational Optimist: How Prosperity Evolves
My high school guidance counselor never told me I could pursue a career in Samurai Futurology.Travis View (@travis_view)
Country-level searches for “futurology” over the past 12 months via GoogleTrends data