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- a student of history
- a mindreader, of others mental models.
- a flexible thinker
- a master of situations
- an engineer of experiences
- a fastidious documentarian
- a willing collaborator
For futures studies to impact mainstream culture and contribute to civilisation-scale “social foresight” it must be capable of bridging the “experiential gulf” between abstract possible futures, and life as it is directly apprehended in the embodied present. Some suggestions are offered for core skills and sensibilities to be cultivated by futurists in order to engage the experiential register.
- gulf of foresight
- emotional impact
- Experiential Futures Ladder
- Experiential Futures
- social foresight
- The ‘R’s
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