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An Executive Summary of Peter Diamandis and Steven Kotler's 'Abundance: The Future Is Better Than You Think'
By A. D. Thibeault
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,170. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Future Studies
This is not a chapter-by-chapter summary. Rather, the author takes an holistic approach, reorganizing and breaking down the content for easier understanding where necessary, and cutting out the repetition. Sample summaries by the author are available here: http://newbooksinbrief.com/free-articles/
Space Tourism: How It Can Change Humanity
By Zhanna Hamilton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,170. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Have you ever wondered how humans will colonize space? This book addresses the major players in the private space industry, NASA’s role in privatized space tourism, how the general population will be able to travel to space sooner and what we can do to achieve a more forward-thinking society.
After SETI Then What?
By Robert Stetson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,890. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Future Studies
We’re looking in all the wrong ways for intelligent life in space, but, what if we found it? Would they be friendly? Would they give us all the magic they have learned to perform? Would they enrich our lives? Even if they just said hello and let’s be friends, what would be the natural outcome of having them visit? Should we be looking for and calling for them to come here?
A Plague of People
By John Robinson
Price: Free! Words: 115,730. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Future Studies
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People fill every part of the planet, using all resources and driving other species to extinction, until further expansion is impossible. The process and consequences are fully explored here with a science-based forecast of a complete collapse by 2030. The culture change urgently required is refused by a kamikaze culture of growth controlled by a foolhardy powerful minority.
God's Loaded Dice
By Timothy McGettigan
You set the price! Words: 41,780. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Future Studies
Albert Einstein believed that the universe was governed by a rational god who would never dream of playing dice with his precious creation. Yet, if scientists have learned anything over the past century, it is that the universe is anything but rational. Thus, a word to the wise: if there is a god, he does play dice. Further, scientists who don't wish to crap out would be well advised to wise up to
Watching for the Future: Techniques for Seeing the Days Ahead
By John Orndorff
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,590. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Future Studies
Watching for the Future is a booklet that provides readers with a familiarization of futurist techniques to understand what we can expect in the future. Following a brief overview of these techniques the author goes into more detail on scenario building and presents four distinct scenarios for the future of the United States based on the economy and social order.
From Genocide to Neo-Eugenics
By Kelli Jae Baeli
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,730. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Future Studies
The constative issue of eugenics is one fraught with both peril and promise. Can the association with Hitler be put aside long enough to consider this issue without the onerous specter of the Holocaust and the efforts to create an Aryan race? If it can, then perhaps the traditional idea of eugenics must be reframed. We need a "Neo-Eugenics" that espouses pre-conception solutions, rather than post-
a Love Based Society: visions for a world without money
By Sequoia Elisabeth
Price: Free! Words: 10,540. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Future Studies
Describes the authors view of a world without money, a world based on Love. This is nothing new and has been talked about for centuries, however 2012 is the tipping point, the dawning of the Age of Aquarius. Another name for this society is a Resource Based economy.