Quote: The future does not yet exist

“The future does not yet exist and is therefore open.” — Lee Smolin, in Time Reborn: The Crisis in Physics and the Future of the Universe

Despite what the hard determinists may say, and it is their confidence in prediction based on past experience that leads to so many “black swan” events, that the future is already fixed. Whether we find a way with the Answers Economy to project the level of demand for a specific product or simply succeed in asking the consumer what they want in detail, the impact on society will be positive.

Author: Mitch Ratcliffe

Mitch Ratcliffe is a veteran entrepreneur, journalist and business model hacker. He operates this site, which is a collection of the blogs he's published over the years, as well as an archive of his professional publishing record. As always, this is a work in progress. Such is life.

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