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Jeremy Rifkin

#1 Post by VodoundaVinci » Wed Nov 06, 2019 8:34 am

https://www.foet.org/

I'm becoming a student of his philosophies mostly because what he says makes so much sense and it's hopeful and positive. Anyone else reading this guy or have opinions as to the depth and validity of his philosophy?

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#2 Post by AndyH » Sun Nov 10, 2019 10:19 pm

I'm a fan, VooDoo. What got me is his Third Industrial Revolution work. That plan is being executed by Germany, the rest of the EU, China, and Austin, TX.
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#3 Post by K9s » Sun Nov 10, 2019 11:05 pm

Geez... I haven't heard that name since the 1980s. I had no idea he continued to write after Entropy.

Is he trying to coopt the Green New Deal ideas or is he really a fan?
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#4 Post by highdesert » Mon Nov 11, 2019 12:14 am

He was a guest on BBC HARDtalk in 2014 and got grilled by Stephan Sanker.



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Re: Jeremy Rifkin

#5 Post by AndyH » Mon Nov 11, 2019 9:28 pm

K9s wrote:
Sun Nov 10, 2019 11:05 pm
Geez... I haven't heard that name since the 1980s. I had no idea he continued to write after Entropy.

Is he trying to coopt the Green New Deal ideas or is he really a fan?
He very much pre-dates the green new deal (GND). The Third Industrial Revolution plan was adopted in Germany on/about 2000 and shortly after by the entire EU, the UN for the developing world, and by China. The GND is a kindergarden scribble with crayons by comparison.

https://blogs.agu.org/terracentral/201 ... evolution/

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#6 Post by VodoundaVinci » Tue Nov 12, 2019 7:15 am

I just think the guy has some well developed plans and ideas about where we are going and why we are going there. I find it refreshing to listen to a deep thinker and consider his concepts as opposed to the screaming, shouting and resistance to change we see currently. The guy seems rather brilliant to me.

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