How ‘Inevitability Thinking’ Creates Myths About Progress

Beware of false prophets of progress

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What’s inevitability thinking? It’s the solid and rigid belief that something will happen in the future. It’s a prediction with no conditions attached to it.

A clear example of inevitability thinking was the peak oil theory. In the late seventies, people used to warn that the…

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