2018 Newsletter 1: The Poverty of our Imagination
|Rajesh Kasturirangan||Feb 28, 2018|
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Pretty much everyone I know - and it tells you a lot about who I know - thinks we are approaching the end of all days unless there's a drastic shift in the way we conduct our lives individually and collectively.
That's the easy part. The hard part is in imagining what comes afterward. How do we imagine the post-apocalyptic paradise? Whose imagination gets to be etched in stone and whose imagination is cast to the winds?
Actually, why wait for the apocalypse: whose dystopia are we trying to avert and whose heroism are we going to celebrate?