We have to open up our worldviews beyond what we accept as real and true now, accept imagination as a valid source of information, and explore our possible futures more expansively and more deeply. Otherwise, the need for new perspectives, new thinking and new actions will remain out of our reach.
I really don't think that we can begin to use our foresight capacities to surface biases and assumptions in foresight processes until we have found and articulated our own, and know how we use them in different contexts.
How can we ensure that extending our minds helps us find the new in the present? What processes can we design that pay as much homage to our emotions as we do for data, models and trend watching? How can we feel futures? How did your body react while reading this?