About The Institute
Founded in 1999, the Institute is dedicated to promoting the development of
human civilization through research and education of the public. The Institute focuses on
developments in civilizational dynamics and technology that will have
substantial impact on society and the individual, but which are often
misunderstood or are simply not adequately discussed in more conventional
the Centre for Personal
Sovereignty, The Institute educates the public on the development of the
personal sovereignty movement as a more mature replacement for republican
democracy. Our support of New Nation Projects such as "Jeffersonia"
and the "Chesapeake
Republic" are but one aspect of our research into the Personal Sovereignty paradigm.
for the Pursuit of Happiness focuses on why so many people in today's
world are basically unhappy, and offers possible answers and pathways to
happiness for the lost and confused. We hold the view that knowing thyself
and being thyself are key, and we uncover possible reasons why so many of us
have difficulty with these simple concepts.
Through our Centre for Human Evolution the Institute
focuses on ways that human society is progressing to a new level of development. The Mission of the CHE is to help to clarify the nature of human evolutionary change that is underway, and to assist those who wish to encourage such evolution in positive directions.
The Institute's Centre for Space Colonization
is dedicated to exploring the best ways that humanity can spread itself throughout the physical universe.
From the highlighting of new technologies to the transition from government-driven space programs to private ventures, the CSC works towards the colonization of outer space.
The Better Future Foundation Press is our
publishing arm that produces informative books and materials in pursuit of
the Institute Book Store, the Institute makes
available the latest books and other educational materials covering issues
of interest to our visitors.
to the Institute can be made and are welcomed.
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