Thinking About “The Long Now”

Thinking About “The Long Now”

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Does our society have a short attention span?  The Long Now Foundation thinks so, but they are trying to change it.  They have plans to construct The Clock of the Long Now, a clock designed to operate on a scale of 10,000 years.  The Long Now Foundation hopes that this construction will become an iconic symbol that becomes embedded in popular consciousness, making long-term thinking more automatic and common.

Full Article: Thinking About “The Long Now” on The Advanced Apes

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