The Future of the Future ~ Jon Rappoport

A brilliant, highly recommended post by Jon Rappoport:

The Future of the Future

by Jon Rappoport

August 10, 2021

“An artist who has no imagination is a mechanic.” (Robert Henri)

“Without the playing with fantasy no creative work has ever yet come to birth. The debt we owe to the play of imagination is incalculable.” (Carl Jung)

“What if imagination and art are not frosting at all, but the fountainhead of human experience?” (Rollo May)

“Everything you can imagine is real.” (Pablo Picasso)

“You cannot hear the waterfall if you stand next to it. I paint my jungles in the desert.” (Macedonlo de la Torre)

Face it. For various reasons, the human race is addicted to solving problems, even where problems don’t exist.

But imagination, unchained, would take us into a wholly different arena.

At some point in the future, art will intersect with reality in a way that exceeds any transformation yet seen.

I can’t put a number on the year or the century in which this will occur, but it won’t matter, because when it does happen, something will also happen to time itself…

(Continue reading here.)

7 responses to this post.

  1. Terrific! Thanks for reposting.

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  2. Posted by Carrie Neiss on August 15, 2021 at 2:33 pm

    I’ve actually been musing on the very same thing lately. Love it! We have to use more of our brain.

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  3. Please GOD, may individuals wake up and deploy their imaginations without limits.

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  4. Quite an article indeed. I’ve been following Jon for a few years but had no idea he was a “Renaissance Person” who thought about art too. We’re starting to get a handle, as a collective, on the nature of creativity and the nature of “power.”

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