Psychohistory : we are in a Seldon Crisis

Psychohistory is among the most important ideas born in science fiction. A science that allows us to predict the future of human civilisation. It’s tempting to ask…could Psychohistory be real? Algorithms can control masses of humankind. Complexity science and agent based modelling are already predicting mass human behaviour. And as we face our civilisational “Seldon Crisis” can we learn a less from Isaac Asimov about the future of humankind?

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Published by Damien Walter

Writer and storyteller. Contributor to The Guardian, Independent, BBC, Wired, Buzzfeed and Aeon magazine. Special forces librarian (retired). Teaches the Rhetoric of Story to over 35,000 students worldwide.

One thought on “Psychohistory : we are in a Seldon Crisis

  1. You must see Everything Everywhere All At Once, and we need a break down of this fantastic sci-fi movie.
    Please do a podcast on Everything Everywhere All At Once it’s the best multiverse movie out there, with so much symbolism, There’s Buddhism, Toaism, Niahlist.
    Give us your views



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