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In this lecture delivered at the Long Now Foundation, eclectic author Steven Johnson talks about viewing the world from the "long zoom" perspective where we zoom out from specific issues to try and see overall trends.

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Many years after the publication of his 1992 book The End of History and the Last Man, author Francis Fukuyama still believes in his thesis that political & economic history is reaching its end in liberal democracy and free market capitalism.

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Watch this recent talk from Tim Ferriss, who is the bestselling author of The 4-Hour Work Week and The 4-Hour Body. Through his ongoing learning experiments, Ferriss has developed a method for learning things quickly.

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In a dazzling duet Will Wright and Brian Eno give an intense clinic on the joys and techniques of 'generative' creation.

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Power to Save the World with Gwyneth Cravens in conversation with Rip Anderson as part of The Long Now Foundation's Seminars About Long-term Thinking.

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"THIS is what the Internet has been straining to become," says Clay Shirky, both joking and meaning it. He refers to a category ("tag") which emerged from users on the photo-sharing site Flickr. The category is "cats in sinks."

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Probably the most consequential vision of the future ever written is the Bible's "Book of Revelation". If God didn't write it (through the sainted instrument of someone named John), then who did, and why?

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In this lecture presented on streaming video by The Long Now Foundation, Author Sam Harris argues that religion has a bad habit of obstructing human progress.

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The Future Has Always Been Crazier Than We Thought with Nassim Nicholas Taleb.

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Glut: Mastering Information Though the Ages with Alex Wright speaking at a seminar hosted by The Long Now Foundation.

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