Vinay Gupta Quotes

Who is Vinay Gupta?

Vinay Gupta is an Indian scientist known for the book 'The Future We Deserve'.

Born March 31, 1972

Best Quotes by Vinay Gupta

The Future of Stuff Quotes

“Desire is the most primal interaction we have with our environment, and therefore our stuff.”

Vinay Gupta
The Future of Stuff

The Future We Deserve Quotes

“There is no plan. There is no actual grand narrative. Think about what may happen later, but live, learn, and act in the now. Look into the dark corners that narratives want to forget and that make you uncomfortable. Don't ignore the truth just because it doesn't agree with the world you want, because it's the world you're going to get.”

Vinay Gupta
The Future We Deserve

“We are slow to realise that our future will be shared with billions of people whose urges for improvement are more urgent, more demanding, more ethical than ours. Mostly, we want them to develop, but relatively slowly and not at our expense. But that is not an option in the future we all deserve.

On a planetary scale, not all will survive, and the rich are the least able to cope with change, so most of us (include me writing this and you reading) are going to need to swallow a lot of humble pie and remind the rump of humanity why we are worth keeping.”

Vinay Gupta
The Future We Deserve

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