An unfortunately all-too-common viewpoint is that the future is the concern only of the futurists, that is, only of the professional forecasters and planners. In the concluding essay. Dr. Waskow argues that this is an erroneous viewpoint. It is bad enough if the futurists believe this, but it would be a tragedy if the rest of the people believed it, and decided that the future could be left to the futurists. His suggestions for involving non-futurists in the study of the future deserve careful attention.