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Encore Booknotes: The Future and Its Enemies: The Growing Conflict Over Creativity, Enterprise, and Progress

Virginia Postrel

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Virginia Postrel was a guest on Booknotes in 1999 to discuss her book, "The Future and Its Enemies: The Growing Conflict Over Creativity, Enterprise, and Progress." Ms. Postrel that the biggest threat to the environment, technology, and economic development is trying to shape the future in advance. The author also believes that we should rely on creativity as opposed to conforming to one central vision as we deal with the issues of the next century.

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Virginia Postrel

Virginia Postrel was editor of Reason magazine from 1989 to 2000 and founded Reason Online, the magazine's website, in 1995. She is also the author of "The Substance of Style." Ms. Postrel writes the Economic Scene column for The New York Times business section.
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