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Abundance : the future ist better than you think

Author: Peter H Diamandis; Steven Kotler
Publisher: New York, NY [u.a.] : Free Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. edView all editions and formats
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Imagine 6.8 billion people with clean water, nutritious food, affordable housing, personalized education, top-tier medical care, and non-polluting and ubiquitous energy. Since the dawn of humanity there has always been a privileged, prosperous few living in stark contrast to the majority struggling with disease, starvation and poverty. At first glance it seems that we'll never close this gap. With wealth now  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter H Diamandis; Steven Kotler
ISBN: 9781451614213 1451614217 9781451616842 1451616848
OCLC Number: 798989744
Description: XI, 386 S. : graph. Darst., Kt
Responsibility: Peter H. Diamandis and Steven Kotler.

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Providing abundance is humanity's grandest challenge-this is a book about how we rise to meet it.  Read more...

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""Abundance" provides proof that the proper combination of technology, people and capital can meet any grand challenge." --Sir Richard Branson, Chairman of the Virgin Group "At a moment when our Read more...

 
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