Requiem For Humanity (Paperback)

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This book is a short collection of essays that attempt a balanced view of various topics that will influence our next century. The future of humanity is seen by many to be on the cusp of change. Those who predict the future see tomorrow through lens formed from their education, experience and viewpoints. Bill Joy presages an apocalypse; Ray Kurzweil expects to ride a technologic stairway to heaven; and Jaron Lanier predicts humanity will transcend itself into an unforeseeable future. This book sees the future through the lens of a generalist. I apply critical thinking and realistic application of diverse science into my prophecy for humanity over this century. My hope is to give the general reader a rational context for viewing the changes transforming our world today. It is better to know where the tiger we are riding is headed-if we hope to hold on and maybe even steer.

About the Author

Alan Hoshor is a long time resident of the Pacific Northwest. Originally trained in Forestry at University of California, Berkeley; he has had a very diverse and eclectic career in industries both large and small. Twelve years ago he started Hoshor Systems Consulting to service small businesses in Washington State. Alan's claim to competence is his capacity for systems thinking matured over decades of productive life.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781463568726
ISBN-10: 146356872X
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date: May 12th, 2011
Pages: 70
Language: English