Ulrich Beck on Prediction - Dictionary of Arguments
Prediction/Catastrophes/Risks/Society/Beck: The current crisis of the future is not visible. But as it is with possibilities: an assumption that hopefully will not happen. The falsity of the assertion is therefore in the intention of the forecast.
It is never clear whether the risks have worsened or our eyes on them._____________Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. Translations: Dictionary of Arguments The note [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.
Risk Society: Towards a New Modernity. New Delhi 1992
Risikogesellschaft Frankfurt/M. 2015