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Donella H. Meadows & Dennis L. Meadows & Jørgen Randers & William W. Behrens III (Club of Rome)

The Limits to Growth: A Report for the Club of Rome's Project on the Predicament of Mankind (1972)

The Limits to Growth: A Report for the Club of Rome's Project on the Predicament of Mankind (1972) by Donella H. Meadows & Dennis L. Meadows & Jørgen Randers & William W. Behrens III

In 1972, three scientists from MIT created a computer model that analyzed global resource consumption and production. Their results shocked the world...

Bertrand Russell

The Impact of Science on Society (1953)

The Impact of Science on Society (1953) by Bertrand Russell

In 1953, Russell published a seminal work, The Impact Of Science On Society. As is typical of Russell, the writing style is dull, at least in the beginning. The beginning of the book seems reasonable and humanitarian, and is intended to soften the reader up for the disgusting conclusi...

James Guthrie

Our Sham Democracy Or The Majority Vote Racket (1946,1977)

Our Sham Democracy Or The Majority Vote Racket (1946) by James Guthrie

INTRODUCTION TO 1977 EDITION
 
All Truth is eternal. Although first published over thirty years ago, Jame Guthrie's book on the truths concerning the relationship of the individual to government is more appropriate than ever. Warnings concerning the shape of things to...

Igor R. Shafarevich

The Socialist Phenomenon (1980)

The Socialist Phenomenon (1980) by Igor R. Shafarevich

Foreword by A. I. Solzhenitsyn

It seems that certain things in this world simply cannot be discovered without extensive experience, be it personal or collective. This applies to the present book with its fresh and revealing perspective on the millennia-old trends of socialism. While it mak...

Alvin Toffler

Future Shock (1970)

Future Shock (1970) by Alvin Toffler

From the Introduction

This is a book about what happens to people when they are overwhelmed by change. It is about the ways in which we adapt— or fail to adapt— to the future. Much has been written about the future. Yet, for the most part, books about the world to come sound a harsh metallic note. These pag...