On Cosmodignifiers: A Futurist Reflection


Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service

A Dialogue between Two Futurists, A and B

A) Do you think the world will change thoroughly?
B) Yes, I do. There will be a colossal global transformation. Everywhere, there will be peace/nonviolence/nonkilling implementation

A) How will Humankind interact?
B) Through constructive, multilingual communication

A) Everywhere will there be a human/nonhuman rights/responsibilities conscientization?
B) Sure. Among late 21st century Government Rights, there will emerge a Right to Interplanetarization

A) Everywhere, what will local government policies prioritize?
B) Stronger, sustainable ways of intercultural, economic, and political cooperation

A) Everywhere, how will the ARTS be used?
B) For the development of creative representation/anticipation of new forms of civilization

A) How else will the world undergo a major transformation?
B) Everywhere, Humankind will learn to exchange good actions/services that make Earth-sharing a Life/Health-caring mission

A) What will happen globally to matters of belief and faith?
B) Respect for religious, spiritual  differences  will lead Humankind to deeper forms of spiritualization

A) I see… all global citizens will become COSMODIGNIFIERS!
B) Right. Everyone will be able to contribute to the growth and development of COSMODIGNITY

A) Will there be professionals in FUTURIZATION?
B) Yes, they will serve organizations everywhere as consultants on business/industrial HARMONIZATION

A) Sounds exciting, fascinating. Let’s hope most of these predictions will come true.
B) Yes, Yes, let’s think of COSMOptimization as a new frontier for Human beings.


Francisco Gomes de Matos, Ph.D. is an applied peace linguist from Recife, Brazil. He has degrees in Languages, Law, and Linguistics. He is Professor Emeritus at the Universidade Federal de Pernambuco where he is active in the Dom Hélder Camara Human Rights Commission. He is one of the pioneers in Linguistic Rights (author of 1984 Plea for a Universal Declaration of Linguistic Rights) and in the emerging area of Peace Linguistics. Currently he is President of the Board, ABA Global Education (www.abaweb.org). He can be reached at fcardosogomesdematos@gmail.com.

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