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Dec 23

Alvin Toffler and Jeremy Rifkin: Do we still need industry in the “post-industrial era”?

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Their books “The Third Wave” (1980) and “The Third Industrial Revolution” (2011) were divided by over 30 years, but had plenty in common. Both authors referred to the limits of our existing development path. Environmental destruction, reliance on finite resources, and even climate change (already in the late 1970s when Toffler wrote his book) were …

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