What The Politics?! Episode 41: Futurist thinking; the pros and cons of futurethink


GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) — In this week’s episode. we examine the ideas behind futurist thinking and how that plays into our government. We analyze scenarios dubbed a “failure of imagination,” like the terrorist attacks of 9/11.

Futurists create fictional scenarios to make predictions about future events and the effects of those events. This type of thinking has a lot of critiques as to how accurate it really is in predicting future outcomes.

Our special guest for this week’s episode helps us break down ways the government can utilize futurethink in creating substantial responses to counter-intelligence, artificial intelligence and more.


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