Elise Boulding; Why Imagine the Future; appeared at a workshop; In Building a Global Civic Culture: Education for an Interdependent World; circa 1990; 2 pages ← whyimaginethefuture
- Professor Emerita of Sociology, Dartmouth College,
- retired to Boulder, CO
- Areas: peace research, women’s, future studies.
- The imagined future always has been and always will be <quote>a clean, green world of abundance, joyfully shared by men and women. This kind of imaging is a special human gift, that no follies have been able to extinguish. And as long as we can imagine a better world with minds adequately equipped for the complexities of the 21st century, we will be able to work for it.</quote>
- History repeatts itself
The human race wil survive
There is a way past destruction.
- Fred Polak
- Image for the Future, 1953
- “totally other”
- Unclear why the lead paragraph hangs the ideas off of a reference to someone else (someone else’s thought).
Answer: she credits Polack for introducing her to Future Studies, see
- peace activism
- Peace as an everyday process
- Women’s roles
- Family roles
- Global civic culture
Via Fred Polak, in Jimi Wales Wiki
- Image of the Future, the book(s)
- An award, from the Council of Europe.
- Elise Boulding; Building a Global Civic Culture: Education for an Interdependent World; Syracuse University Press; 1990-03-01; 180 pages; Amazon:0815624875 : Kindle: no, paper: $3+SHT.
- Elise Boulding, Kenneth E. Boulding; The Future: Images and Processes; SAGE Publications; 1994-09-22; 242 pages; Amazon:0803957904: Kindle: no, paper: $20+SHT.
- Fred L. Polak; Image of the Future; Elsevier; 1973-01; 331 pages; Amazon:0444410538: Kindle: no. paper: $500+SHT.
- Fred L. Polak; The Image of the Future: Enlightening the Past, Orientating the Present, Forecasting the Future
- Volume One: The Promise Land, Source of Living Culture; Oceana Publications; 1961-01-01; Amazon:B001COBING: no availability. Cited as first coming available 1953 in Boulding’s essay.
- Volume Two: not listed.