"Odds are that your imagination will be adding things to the present world. I am sorry, but this..."

“Odds are that your imagination will be adding things to the present world. I am sorry, but this approach is exactly backward: the way to do it rigorously is to take away from the future, reduce from it, simply, things that do not belong to the coming times.”

- Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Salon, 2012.