Tuesday, November 4, 2014

When predicting the future of nations goes terribly wrong


Francis Fukuyama’s ambitious 'The End of History' wasn't the only historical blunder of epic proportions when it came to foretelling the future. Here's a 1910 report drafted by Theodor von Holleben, a former German diplomat, about a future of China, Japan, Germany, and the USA that was never meant to be... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jch7U7Yy4Ls