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Progress and Innovation: Can We Restore Faith in the Future?

April 30, 2009

Most civilizations have looked back to a golden age when things were better. In contrast, America has emphasized self-improvement aimed at a vague, but much better tomorrow. Are we reverting to the older view of time? One that resists innovation and the notion of progress? Or can a “frontier” mentality and America’s innovation leadership be restored?

During this event award-winning scientist and science fiction writer David Brin to explore the issue.