Foresight is a widespread practice at the national and corporate level, but there are practically no examples of applying this methodology to form a vision of a separate ethnic group future. Based on the analysis of the work of the greatest representative of the Yakut intellectuals A.E. Kulakovsky, the article carries out analysis of the Yakut ethnic group current situation and of different strategies for its development in the 21st century.
World of civilizations at the beginning of the new century suddenly came across four paradoxes, which called into question further existence of this world, the future of humanity.
The past, our personal and universal story interpret us. But we are interpreted also by the future: with the image of a desired future, we begin to see the meaning of the present.