Future Shock has ratings and reviews. Ted said: This book is still in print!To me, that’s pretty amazing. It seems that many readers would ra. “El cambio es el proceso en que el futuro invade nuestras vidas.” El shock del futuro (), introducción. “Enseñando a los estudiantes cómo aprender.

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And without that little appliance it’s pretty hard to see into the future with much accuracy. Yay for science – don’t stop learning – but be more thoughtful in how you apply what you learn. There are hsock advantages to technology but are humans capable of keeping up emotionally, spiritually?

For that reason, I’ll always have a ddel appreciation for this book. If this is still relevant, how have we lived in the last 40 years then?

Future Shock

Jun 04, Al Carlson rated it really liked it Shelves: Learn more about Amazon Prime. Toffler’s explanations are very detailed; he starts with how these ideas apply to ourselves, psychologically, to the economy, to society at large, etc. I cannot believe how much Future Shock is a part of my background. One of the best book by one of the best author. What to do instead of the broken way things are.


Share your thoughts with other customers. He revolves his discussion of change around three pillars: Part 1 introduces the basic program death of permanenceParts explain the 3 factors that induce future shock: To my knowledge, Weingartner and I were the first people ever to use it in a public forum.

Norris Fanning It is about the agency of change, not predictions. Accenture, the management consultancy, has dubbed him the third most influential voice among business leaders, after Bill Gates and Peter Drucker. I’d like to shocj this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? By the yearhalf the population will live in underwater communities!

Then at the end of the chapter he sums it up with some kind of statement to the effect of “obviously this must be It took me three years to get around to finishing this book. Between andthe birth control pill was introduced, television became universalized, commercial jet travel came into being and a whole raft of other technological events occurred. Alvin Toffler has put a huge amount of work in this book.

He overstates this p This book does offer some insights into the nature of change and the possible effects and outcomes, it suffers from a lack of data and breath of understand.

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For me, it was initially a very slow read, but for tofflfr reason it eventually took off into Part 3, and I found myself sold. But that doesn’t matter.


See all 8 questions about Tofffler Shock…. The line You knocked a future shock crowbar upside my head occurs in the track “The Outsiders” on the alternative rock band R. Work together, make it better.

Moreover, the lack of loyalty to one’s organization is simply detrimental to humankind. Someone below left an outraged comment about that – as if, had I rated the book a 5 instead of a 3, and written an effusive review, it would have made earth-shaking difference. Mostly we like visions of the future which are quite like our own wishes for both our own, and society’s, future.

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To get a broad and deeper view about family, relationshipd, education, technology, politics, psychology, biology, fturo, life pattern. Neologisms are a cheap way out. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. The economy is its own god, and GDP is all that matters. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.