Joss Whedon talks about the future

Jo-Ann Carson

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Third generation screenwriter Joss Whedon has a cult following for many, if not all his works (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Firefly, Dollhouse…the list goes on).

A master storyteller at his prime, he gave a commencement speech to the graduates of his alma mater Wesleyan last week. He finished by talking about how the students will change the future – how we all change the future.

“So here’s the thing about changing the world. It turns out that’s not even the question, because you don’t have a choice. You are going to change the world, because that is actually what the world is. You do not pass through this life, it passes through you. You experience it, you interpret it, you act, and then it is different. That happens constantly. You are changing the world. You always have been, and now, it becomes real on a level that it hasn’t…

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