As we near the end of the 20th century, there is apprehension and concern about our future. Our political, economic, and social systems do not appear to be serving us well. Technology is a mixed blessing. Awareness of significant threats to our existence is growing. We are beginning to question the value systems underlying our dominant culture.

At the same time, we are more aware than ever that a life of personal fulfillment, freedom, and empowerment is possible and that we can achieve this by taking personal responsibility for ourselves, for others, and for the world in which we live. We are also aware that it requires each of us who understand this, to act on that knowledge, and to give others the knowledge, insights, and understanding that will empower them to act.

Roger Chilton
Looking to our Past to Find our Way in the Future
The Native Roots Story, 1995

John Brockman of Edge.org announced in 2018 that he has no more questions left. So he asked his final question: If you were left with the chance of asking only one fundamental question about the future of humanity, which one would it be? “What is the last question?”

What is the last question?