Re: "The Fourth Turning" - A Must Read

Gregory Houston (
Sat, 08 Mar 1997 02:02:39 -0600

Phil Goetz wrote:

> I would have thought that Extropians would be the last people to believe
> in 80 year cycles. We're supposed to be the people challenging the notion
> that the future will be a repetition of the past.

We can only make the future different if we recognize the cycles and
then do something to change them. As long as we refuse to recognize the
cycles we are determined to repeat them. Recognizing cycles is one of
the major observations which makes prediction in science possible. Very

Gregory Houston