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Imagining the future / edited by Julianne Schultz and Brendan Gleeson.

Contributor(s): Schultz, Julianne, 1956- [editor.] | Gleeson, Brendan, 1964- [editor.] | Griffith University [issuing body].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Griffith review ;|: v52. |x 1448-2924South Brisbane, Qld : Griffith University in conjunction with Text Publishing, 2016Description: 317 pages, 16 leaves of plates : colour illustrations ; 24 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781925240818 (pbk.).Subject(s): Forecasting | Power resources -- Miscellanea | Energy consumption -- Miscellanea | Climatic changes -- Effect of human beings on -- Miscellanea | Manufacturing industries -- Miscellanea | Medical genetics -- Miscellanea | Agriculture -- Australia -- Miscellanea | Sustainability -- Australia -- Miscellanea | Australia -- Politics and government -- Miscellanea | AustralianDDC classification: 306.0994 IMA | 003.2 Summary: Australian politics and national life are trapped in a permanent present. There are few opportunities to imagine the future, and even fewer to create it. Politics, commerce, media all focus relentlessly on the here and now. This breeds a corrosive cynicism. Yet when alternatives are presented they are often embraced and quickly become the new normal. Griffith Review 52: Imagining the Future will imagine new possibilities. It is time to envisage the future, without fear, as a landscape to be won through human striving and expression.
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Brendon Gleeson, AL Gore, Tim Flannery, Kathy Marks, Peter Doherty, Andy Merrifield, Ashley Hay, Tony Birch, Jane Gleeson-White, Leah Kaminsky, Glyn Davis."-- Cover.

Australian politics and national life are trapped in a permanent present. There are few opportunities to imagine the future, and even fewer to create it. Politics, commerce, media all focus relentlessly on the here and now. This breeds a corrosive cynicism. Yet when alternatives are presented they are often embraced and quickly become the new normal. Griffith Review 52: Imagining the Future will imagine new possibilities. It is time to envisage the future, without fear, as a landscape to be won through human striving and expression.

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