This is a philosophical event run by the Design Museum, inside the Museum, in conjunction with their current exhibition, The Future Is Here. The event will be led by Richard Baron, co-organizer of Philosophy for All.
We shall have a one-hour discussion on the question "Could we stop the future, even if we wanted to?". We shall ask why we might want to slow the pace of change, whether the future will be uncontrollable, whether we should impose any desire to regulate the pace of change on others, and whether we could steer the future towards some utopia.
Places at the discussion table will be limited, and they will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. It is not possible to reserve a place in advance, and unfortunately signing up to this Meetup event, or buying a ticket to get into the Museum, does not guarantee you a place at the table (although your ticket will not be wasted, because you will be able to go round the museum even if you do not join the discussion). It has to be like this, because people will come to the event, having heard of it from sources other than Philosophy for All.
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Admission to the Museum (needed to attend the event, and also allowing you to see all current displays and exhibitions) is £11.85, with some concessions.