Download the PDF: Self-Guiding Evolution of Civilizations
A long article by Duane for the Systems Research and Behavioral Science Journal. Because the impact of humanity is now global, we are challenged to become reflective at this scale if we are to be choiceful about our common future. The vehicle of collective attention at a civilizational scale is the mass media, particularly broadcast television. If civilizations are to become self-guiding in their evolution, then it is vital for the public to mobilize the airwaves, already owned by the public, on behalf of the public interest.