Future Shock: The Third Wave by Alvin Toffler

The book is a compelling analysis of the future, predicting the rise of a new society characterized by rapid technological change, globalization, and increased human connectivity. The author argues that these changes will lead to a "third wave" of civilization, following the agricultural and industrial revolutions, which will fundamentally transform our lives and institutions. He discusses the potential impacts of these changes, including social, economic, and political upheavals, and how we can prepare for and adapt to this future.

The 2243rd greatest book of all time


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Total Points: 174

Since this book was first published in 1980, there is a penalty of 9.6%. The age adjusted score is 157.3.

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