Imagination: the Critical Future Skill?

Can imagination make the difference in terms of what kind of future we experience? What are the indications that imagination is THE critical skill for the future? Phil and Stephen discuss

Why our imagination for alien life is so impoverished

Scientists Are Using Stories To Teach Human Values To Computers

7 Deadly Sins of Worldbuilding

How active imagination beats passive absorption of pop culture.

Five reasons imagination is more important than reality

If you live totally in the “real world” you have no concept of the world as it could be and therefore no inspiration.  If you live totally in your imagination you are divorced from the place you could actually do some good.  Certainly the people we admire the most – have a foot in both worlds. Shouldn’t we all?

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Phil Bowermaster is a nationally recognized author and speaker. He has more than 25 years experience writing about emerging technologies and the future. As co-host of the popular Internet radio series, The World Transformed, Phil has talked with leading scientists and technologists, best-selling authors, philosophers, filmmakers, artists, entrepreneurs and others who are shaping our understanding of the amazing era of transformation in which we live. Phil helps leaders and their organizations develop strategies for managing accelerating change. He shows how imagination, optimism, empathy, and humor can make all the difference in both understanding and making the most of the powerful currents of change we face.