AUTHOR: Lovins, Amory
DOCUMENT ID: B01-08
DOCUMENT TYPE: Journal or Magazine Article
PUBLISHER: Los Angeles Times
This commentary was written in response to Bill Joy's article from Wired magazine, "Why the future doesn't need us". In the commentary, Amory Lovins connects the themes from Joy's article about out-of-control technologies, together with his own related concerns about transgenics and nuclear fission. The commentary concludes that there is a need for meticulous foresight and that not everything that is possible is wise.