a book by Alvin Toffler
(our site's book review)
This 1972 book by Alvin Toffler discusses the futurists and futurism, asserting that futurists are not predictors. They are informers—letting the people know of the wide array of alternatives open to us and stressing that the future is not fixed. We can choose it.
Futurists are not predictors with crystal balls
Futurists are informers, announcing and examining alternatives for the future