World Could Be Otherwise
We are so obsessed now with data – facts and information. [This preoccupation] gives us the illusion that we know what is going on. To me, the world as we usually see it lacks imagination. We have relegated imagination to ‘content’ for ‘platforms’ – in other words, a tool for generating a harmless, entertaining commodity. But imagination is much more radical than this: our lack of real imagination is killing us.
“An Interview with Norman Fischer: Author of 'The World Could Be Otherwise',” The Zen Gateway, April 2019.