Summary of Abundance
The Future Is Better Than You Think
Copyright © 2012 by Peter H. Diamandis and Steven Kotler
Reprinted by permission of Free Press, a Division of Simon & Schuster, Inc.
Don’t listen to the doomsayers; you’ve got good reasons to face the future with optimism.
Given today’s remarkable technological and scientific breakthroughs, the world is in better shape than you might think. Medical doctor Peter H. Diamandis and journalist Steven Kotler insist that nothing is wrong that people can’t fix. They argue that society stands poised to solve its most fundamental problems – famine, disease and energy depletion – in the coming decades. Critics and cynics may find fault with the book’s optimism, but it is well reasoned. For a visit to the potential bright side, getAbstract recommends this compelling look ahead.
In this summary, you will learn
- How technology can solve the issue of scarcity
- How the world could achieve “abundance” within 25 years
- Why innovation demands tolerance for risk
About the Authors
Peter H. Diamandis, a physician, is CEO of the X Prize Foundation and founder of more than a dozen space and high-tech companies. Journalist and entrepreneur Steven Kotler is the author of four books. His work has appeared in more than 60 publications, including Wired, The New York Times and GQ.
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4 years agoA great book about a bright future.
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