Let's Aim For
positive futures.

Existential Hope is a way of looking at the future with a lens that acknowledges the potential for positive change in the world.

By focusing on what is actually possible, we can start to map out the main developments and challenges that need to be navigated to reach our desired outcome.

On this platform you can explore ideas, technologies, and projects that makes you feel hopeful and ready to take action for the long-term flourishing of life.


We ask experts in various fields to describe what a positive future looks like to them, and how they believe their work can help humanity reach their vision.  

library of existential hope

Discover how the future can flourish and which tools help you make progress.


Discover which technologies can make a difference, and how you can leverage them for good.

Existential Hope News & Opportunities

Explore news and opportunities from the world of science, technology and existential hope.

BBC Future on Existential Hope

JRR Tolkien coined the word – "eucatastrophe". What did he mean, and why could it relate to the very real story of humanity?

How much can technology change the world within a lifetime?

It is easy to underestimate how much the world can change within a lifetime. Bringing to mind how dramatically the world has changed can help us see how different the world could be in a few years or decades.

The Base Rate Times

News through prediction markets. Prediction Markets: Where Democracy meets Accuracy

The world’s week on AI safety [November 2023]

This week marked two significant advancements in governmental oversight of AI in the US and the UK. The Bletchley Declaration, a UK initiative, focuses on assessing and managing the risks of advanced frontier AI technologies. Concurrently, the US issued Executive Orders to establish essential standa


In this virtual and interactive course, we engage with the most pressing global challenges of our age—climate change, the risks of AI, and the complex ethical questions arising in the wake of new technologies. Our aim is to sharpen participants’ awareness and equip them to apply their skills to...

A literary magazine that publishes optimistic, realistic, scientific fiction

Possibilia is bringing you positive visions of the future, in magazine form — expressed through short stories and nonfiction companion pieces, brought to life with curated illustration and cutting-edge design.

Latest Videos

Mark Miller on Existential hope
Mark Miller (Agoric, Foresight Institute) interviewed on Existential Hope and Foresight Institute, during Vision Weekend 2018.
Anders Sandberg on Existential Hope
Anders Sandberg (Future of Humanity Institute) interviewed on Existential Hope and Foresight Institute, during Vision Weekend 2018.
Existential Risk and Existential Hope | Toby Ord
Toby Ord, Future of Humanity Institute Allison Duettmann, Foresight Institute


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