KAHN, Herman

KAHN, Herman
   leading American FUTURIST who popularized the use of scenarios to create models of the future. His controversial views and optimism aroused strong criticism but unlike many other modern PROPHETS they have stood the test of time. His books include 1979 and Beyond (1979), and The Next 200 Years (1976).

Concise dictionary of Religion. 2012.

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  • Herman Kahn — Infobox Person name = Herman Kahn caption = Interview with Herman Kahn, author of On Escalation , May 11, 1965 birth date = February 15, 1922 birth place = Bayonne, New Jersey death date = death date and age|1983|7|7|1922|2|15 death place =… …   Wikipedia

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