The Future and Its Enemies: Debate
Virginia Postrel spoke about her book, The Future and Its Enemies: The Growing Conflict Over Creativity, Enterprise, and Progress, published by The Free Press. She talked about the conflict between the people who want to shape the future today and her view that, due to technological progress and cultural changes, it can’t be done. She debated this thesis with David From and they took questions from the audience. close
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David Frum Senior Fellow Manhattan Institute for Policy Research
Virginia Postrel Editor Reason Magazine
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