Future Shock | Criticism

This literature criticism consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis & critique of Future Shock.
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SOURCE: Millar, Neil. “On Meeting Tomorrow.” Christian Science Monitor (6 August 1970): 11.

In the following review of Future Shock, Millar asserts that Toffler's predictions about the future signal the increasing importance of religion with helping people face the challenges of the future.

“Given a clearer grasp of the problems and more intelligent control of certain key processes, we can turn crisis into opportunity, helping people not merely to survive, but to crest the waves of change, to grow, and to gain a new sense of mastery over their own destinies.”

A bright light in a world too often considered twilit.

Is there really a crisis? Alvin Toffler notes [in Future Shock]: “… the United States is a nation in which tens of thousands of young people flee reality by opting for drug-induced lassitude … millions of their parents retreat into video-induced stupor or alcoholic haze … legions of elderly folk vegetate and die...

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