The Future is Funny
IF YOU WANT TO TAKE THE FUTURE SERIOUSLY, YOU'RE GOING TO NEED A GOOD SENSE OF HUMOR
Humor and absurdity have historically held important roles in futures thinking. They help in many ways such as breaking down mental barriers and inspiring productive conversations about the future by finding the ideas about the present and future you take too seriously, thus blinding you to future possibilities. Jesters have historically been the ones to point out that the emperor has no clothes! There is a reason why popular television comedies like the Simpsons and Futurama have successfully predicted world developments while trying to be funny. Contact me to share these serious insights as a speaking engagement.