Thursday, August 25, 2005

Obsolete ideas

Foreign Policy asks 16 people to speculate on ideas, values and institutions they think may disappear in the next 35 years. Among the contenders:

Fernando Henrique Cardoso: the political party
Peter Singer: the sanctity of life
Christopher Hitchens: the Euro
Shintaro Ishihara: Japanese passivity
Minxin Pei: the Chinese Communist Party
John Brown: auto emissions
Lawrence Lessig: the public domain
Lee Kuan Yew: laissez-faire procreation
Richard Haas: sovereignty

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