A Brief History of the Future, May 8, 2024, WNETDT, “Tomorrows”

A Brief History of the Future

The final episode of the six-part documentary series A Brief History of the Future airs on PBS on Wednesday May 8, challenging viewers’ perceptions of the future and encouraging them to consider the myriad possibilities that lie ahead.

Hosted by Ari Wallach, the series explores how humans often view the future as rigid and predetermined, neglecting the potential for personal agency and the creation of a brighter tomorrow. Wallach encourages a shift in perspective, urging viewers to embrace a more optimistic and proactive approach to shaping the future.

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In this instalment, Wallach explores the ways we conceptualise the future, highlighting the need to think bigger and recognise the impact of our choices. He emphasises the importance of individual agency and the potential for positive change.

The series features insights from a diverse range of individuals, including French President Emmanuel Macron, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg, U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, musician Grimes, and legendary soccer player Kylian Mbappé.

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A Brief History of the Future: Tomorrows airs on PBS at 9.00 pm on Wednesday, May 8, 2024.

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