Blissful Devolution: Our Rolling Judgment Day

  • David J. Nemeth


Let me sketch out here my vision of the cloistered cornucopia of AD 2100: Management of Planet Earth is entirely rationalized. Nature still nurtures. Artificial intelligence is history. The Machine has met its Master. The rich are enraptured. The poor are happy. The ducks of demography are all in a row. Never more is heard the discouraging word. Welcome to my sanguine vision of our future totalitarian utopia .


Global Warming Human Condition Culture Shift Global Warming Scenario Anthropogenic Global Warming 
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Thanks to Forrest R. Pitts, Jeffrey P. Schaeffer, Richard Symanski, Robert B. Wood, and numerous faculty and graduate students in Geography at the University of Toledo and Kent State University for reading advanced drafts, raising challenging questions, and providing critical comments and suggestions for improvements. Thanks also to Timothy K. Sanderson for his artistic interpretations in pencil that appear as the third and fourth illustrations in this essay.”


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Geography and PlanningThe University of ToledoToledoUSA

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