The objectives of the course:

  • Understand the elements of the "ideal".
  • Learn how to think about possible futures.
  • Learn to design alternative ideal futures.
  • Learn about backcasting as a method of predicting and deciding the future course of society.
  • Develop connections with like minded people and form action teams for doing things together.
  • Share your understanding of the world and its future with others and get feedback.
  • Work together to realize visions of the future in realization teams.
  • Design futures worth pursuing.
  • Understand what a "better" world is exactly.