From the Era of Anxiety to the Age of Aspiration - RSA

From the era of anxiety to the age of aspiration

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Many of our key systems – economic, social, political, environmental – are in recession. This has left us in an era of anxiety about the future, one at risk of becoming self-reinforcing. What are the bold initiatives we need to spring the trap, inject optimism and dynamism into our decision-making and shift us to an age of aspiration? And what role does - and should - the RSA play in this new Enlightenment?

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