Shifting Stories, Shifting Realities

Shifting Realities, Part 3.

Phil and Stephen attempt to reverse-engineer the Mandela effect by looking at news stories and trying to figure out which narrative best explains them. Can we change our reality by changing the story we tell ourselves about what reality is?

Israeli Scientists May Have Found A Cure for MS, Alzheimer’s, Crohn’s And Colitis in One Single Drug

Possible stories:

Cures are all around us, but the government and big pharma are working to keep them out of our hands
We live in an era where curing most or all major diseases is a real possibility

A different kind of regret: Trying White Castle’s new Impossible Slider

Progressives are ruining everything. First they bring veggie burgers into White Castle –next you won’t be able to get a real burger anywhere!
We are rapidly moving towards a more humane future in which we can enjoy our favorite foods without causing billions of animals to suffer

Is the Future of Farming Vertical?

Also here.
Do we really want food that hasn’t been outside, nourished by the sun and outside air?
Controlling exactly the right amount of light, water, etc means that less than 1% of crops thrown away (rather than 50% for crops in fields). Reduces waste, water uses, reduces herbicide and pesticide use to zero. Number of harvests are 4x that in fields.

If we’re just going to create our own reality anyway, why no pick a good one?

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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.