Revolutionary Wealth: How It Will Be Created and How It Will Change Our Lives. Alvin Toffler, Author, Heidi Toffler, Author. Knopf $ Revolutionary Wealth has ratings and 55 reviews. Starting with the publication of their seminal bestseller, Future Shock, Alvin and Heidi Toffler hav. Alvin and Heidi Toffler celebrate technology’s gains and foresee a richer Their new book, “Revolutionary Wealth,” builds on the framework of.

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Blazing with fresh ideas, Revolutionary Wealth provides readers with powerful new tools for thinking about—and preparing for—their future.

The future only looks bright for those who are sealth rich. But you’ll enjoy seeing which of the Toffler’s predictions have actually played out. The book says prosumption will somehow generate a bunch of real wealth money. A fantastic book that anyone with more than 20 years left of life should read. The book did a good job assembling its facts but tlffler a poor job remaining objective. The list can go on, but generally is for anyone concerned about the future.

When the reality is all they care about is money. Interesting and thought prov This is the latest offering by futurists Alvin and Heidi Toffler. Just because a person was incorrect about something doesn’t alvij that everything that person ever said or thought was wrong and worthless.


Now, writing with the same rare grasp and clarity that made their earlier books classics, the Tofflers turn their attention to the revolution in wealth now sweeping the planet. The authors later say, “the wlvin and variety of buyable items available for purchase around the world is astronomical and growing every minute. Lists with This Book. I have liked Alvin Toffler’s previous books, and this one is no exception.

The Tofflers characterize human history as falling into three major wealth systems: That was so rigid and prisonlike. So breathtakingly logical, so simple and yet something that blinds most of us as it sits right in front of our eyes today.

While there is no doubt that the Internet will change the world, there is some debate about what that change will mean for the eealth. Social ScienceHistoryFuturology. At what point will humanity ever be satisfied with our way of life? It’s one of my least favourite books of this author, nonetheless a good read.

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That doesn’t mean capitalism is dying. The book is about revolutionary wealth–knowledge. Knowledge is worthless in today’s world unless it generates money.

The future is going to be better and more impressive than anything we’ve ever seen. If you believe that anything based on a factory model will fail and that everything we know will become some form of information, you will love this book. As the knowledge-based economy a reality the Tofflers predicted forty years ago continues to replace the industrial-based economy, they argue, money is no longer the sole determinate of wealth.


Things are rapidly changing, and all change is good. The Tofflers’ mantra of “revolutionary wealth” implies that there’s money to be made from the maelstrom, but their specific prognostications—the “explosion” of a nonmonetary “prosumer” economy of family care, hobbies and volunteerism; embedded “pinky chips” combining ID and credit cards; the comeback of barter—seem underwhelming or unlikely.

GMO food has health risks. Department United University volunteers wave conflict wealth system workers York. Whether on a farm or in a factory, they’re still poor. Can anyone tell you about the future?

Revolutionary Wealth

China used to be filled with “extreme peasant misery”! From the Hardcover edition.

The book is wrong about society becoming more individualized. Written by the owner of the company I used to work for.