In a rapidly changing world, where the collapse of humanity feels like a news cycle away, how will our species possibly survive? Take heart and witness communities creating the future in this bold and hilarious travelogue from the bestselling author of The Sex Lives of Cannibals.One day, J. Maarten Troost looked up from the book he was reading, a novel about civilization's collapse. Here's what he saw: his wife composing a report on the dire future of global fish stocks, his youngest child building a battle robot called the Terminator, and his oldest watching a movie about children in a post-apocalyptic world. He took this moment in (really, imagine it, a charming family, dad-wife-two-kids, and they're all thinking about the disastrous future), and he wondered: when did our conceptions of the future--in pop culture, in science, in business--become so bleak? Even more, are our fears founded?A lifelong traveler, he decided to head off to several ends of the earth (of course) to investiga...
|Title||:||I Was Told There'd Be Sexbots: Travels through the Future|
|Number of Pages||:||272 pages|
|Status||:||Available For Download|
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