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date: 29 March 2020

Alvin Toffler 1928–2016
American writer 

  1. Parenthood remains the greatest single preserve of the amateur.
    Future Shock (1970) ch. 11
  2. By instructing students how to learn, unlearn and relearn, a powerful new dimension can be added to education…Tomorrow's illiterate will not be the man who can't read; he will be the man who has not learned how to learn.
    now usually quoted as ‘The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn’
    Future Shock (1970)
  3. Culture shock is relatively mild in comparison with a much more serious malady that might be called ‘future shock’. Future shock is the dizzying disorientation brought on by the premature arrival of the future.
    in Horizon Summer 1965; the book Future Shock was published 1970