"It's been four decades since futurists Alvin and Heidi Toffler predicted a wave of "future shock," the sensation of panic and unease that happens when people are "overwhelmed by change." And, depending on who you talk to you, we're either in the middle of a huge epidemic of future shock, with people struggling to adapt to a world of iPhones and climate change, or future shock is a totally passe concept. But one thing's for sure: A lot of people are uneasy these days."This is a well researched, thoughtful io9 post on something I think we're all dealing with, that we live in a perpetual state of ignorance because we can never know everything which available to us. If I'm suffering from "future shock", it would explain why I feel this way.
Psychology Charlie Jane Anders on Future Shock:
Posted on Tuesday, February 05, 2013