Rob Hopkins

On the Power of Imagination to Create a Future We Want

Founder of the Transition Movement & Author of From What Is to What If, Rob Hopkins, shares inspiration for the series on Embracing Humane Parenting - watch below!

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Listen to a special episode from Rob Hopkins' podcast asking What if we took play seriously? which explores listeners' inspired ideas for a good future. Other episodes that refer to people or organizations mentioned in our talk are found here.

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Rob Hopkins is the founder of the Transition movement, starting the first Transition initiative in his town of Totnes in 2006. He is the author of several books on the subject including 'The Transition Handbook' and 'The Power of Just Doing Stuff'. 

His most recent book, 'From What Is to What If: unleashing the power of imagination to create the future we want' explores the decline of imagination in our culture and what we might do about it. He hosts the podcast series 'From What If to What Next' and lectures and writes widely on the subject. (By becoming a patron, you can access even more content here.)

Rob has a PhD from the University of Plymouth, and two honorary ones, from the University of the West of England, and the University of Namur. He has done 1 TED Global talk, and 4 TEDx presentations, and he is a founder director of the New Lion Brewery in Totnes. His blog is, and you'll find him on Twitter as @robintransition. In his spare time he draws and makes lino prints.

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