Nomadology is a science of the moment for the moment. Its object is its method. The way matters, not the point of arrival. Hence, nomadology is a strategy of the present.

Waking up from his dream of sendentarity, the modern man experiences a world of movement. The sameness of the past and the future is an illusion. So is the alleged impossibility of another present, what Ignacio Ramonet calls la pensée unique.

The end of job for life, of the welfare state, the erosion of national boundaries and international competition all lead to a life of uncertainty and risks. The modern man has to re-learn to be active in a moving world.