Thinking in miracles

Posted in future, scenarios by thenextwavefutures on 3 June, 2012

I saw this cartoon (right) in a comment on a post about optimistic oil supply projections at the oil analysis site The Oil Drum – which is must-visit if you are interested in the future of oil, a rich cluster of technical experts clustered around a single blog. It was relevant to the post – broadly, the projections being critiqued needed good fortune pretty much everywhere, and not a single instance of bad luck – but it also made me think of the role of miracles in futures analysis.