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American of the future, and other essays.

Matthews, Brander

American of the future, and other essays.

by Matthews, Brander

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Published by Scribner in N.Y .
Written in English


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His essay was called: "The Causes of the Economic Crisis." And the essays kept coming, in and , each explaining that the business cycle results from central-bank generated loose money and cheap credit, and that the cycle can only be made worse by intervention. Robert Zemeckis’ ‘Back to the Future’ is a motion picture classic. The time traveling Delorean and the Marty McFly character are imprinted upon the minds of audiences all over the world. The American government recognized the movie’s significance to American culture by inducting it into the archives of the National Film Registry in

The future American commuter will undoubtedly have to transition from the use of fossil fuels to new alternatives due to the diminishing availability of the nation’s oil resources. Consumers and business must work together to overcome the roadblocks down the road and support each other in the introduction of and future of the electric car. "Self-Reliance" is an essay written by American transcendentalist philosopher and essayist Ralph Waldo Emerson. It contains the most thorough statement of one of Emerson's recurrent themes: the need for each individual to avoid conformity and false consistency, and follow his own instincts and ideas.

  The whole idea, in a collection of essays about future-tech and its implications, is a jarring anachronism — from its shiny silver first-edition cover, like the packaging on a toy robot, to a title so stupendously bad it deserves to be framed on an agent’s wall long into the Gibsonian future. Everything about this book is existentially absurd.   I on the other hand, have most of my future already planned out based off of goals, hopes, and dreams. Knowing what I want to do with my life relieves a lot of stress and worry.


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