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Future Shock Summary
Alvin Toffler

Everything you need to understand or teach Future Shock by Alvin Toffler.

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Future Shock Summary

Plot Summary

Future Shock by Alvin Toffler discusses change and what happens to people; how they do and don't adapt. Even though the book was first published in 1970, it is certainly appropriate for the changes of the age of technology. The book was written about the future and that future is now. Massive changes result in stress and disorientation, especially when these changes take place in a short period of time. Man must cope with these changes and Toffler's point is that there isn't much known about the mechanisms for coping and adaptability. Toffler attempts to study these mechanisms in the book.

Toffler's point is that the tactics of the past will not be successful in the future. If future shock is to be avoided, society must control the accelerating thrust and must must make plans for the future and the changes it will bring. There should be studies of...

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