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Toys are the future of philosophy

17 mins | Dec 16, 2020
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Playthings shouldn’t confine kids but allow them to ask: What if? The technology of the future isn't predetermined in any shape or form. Instead, it is informed by our past and what surrounded us then. For that very reason, Jonathon Keats argues in Nautilus the importance of avoiding "cultural imperatives that colonise the future," and why "futuristic toys need to ask children what kind of future they want" instead.
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