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Posted: 5 May 2009

In rather poor taste!

After the credit crunch and swine flu, finally a new beginning
Dateline: 27 April 2011
The Swine Flu pandemic has been contained - thanks largely to the efforts of futurists and scenario planners, and the leaders who believed in them. Governments and business were well prepared for the eventual, inevitable, spread of this killer virus to the global human population. Borders and airports were monitored at the first sign of an outbreak, and an unprecedented collaboration by ...
Grant Kennedy Fortunately seems to be abating and no more virulent than normal flu anyway so let's leave it at that.
Posted: 5 May 2009 at 21:06
Doug Vining Grant, I know from our discussions yesterday that you considered this story badly timed in view of the fact that it could be a global disaster. As I pointed out, that's precisely the reason we need to highlight the possible scenarios for the future NOW, while there is something we can do about it. The article is of course fictitious, and is used for illustration. We do not make predictions, although we have been pretty close to the mark in the past!
Would you like to add another reply to this comment? We value your opinion. Doug
Posted: 5 May 2009 at 09:04
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