Wednesday, October 13, 2010

A sobering FP article...

...on the economic consequences of a graying world and aging populations. Which is interesting from a genre perspective as much of the science fiction I read as a kid was concerned with overpopulation and Malthusian doomsday scenarios.

Think Again: Global Aging - By Phillip Longman | Foreign Policy

Maybe this means rather than trying to predict a most likely future we should be consciously writing stories within an array of possible outcomes.

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