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I'm all very excited for the future, and I hope you are too..
Can you imagine a world without poverty, without diseases and crime where everyone is happy and there are unlimited things to do? All these could very well be a reality by 2100 or earlier hopefully.
We might even become one with the machines and become trans-humans.
Nano-technology would be readily available and would regenerate any defective cells and eliminate all illness within us. We will literally be immortal, replenishing our aging cells with new ones with the help of nanobots. Look up respected researchers like Aubrey De Grey, who claims that the first immortal might be already living amongst us.
Immortality would mean the end of one of the greatest purpose of life and that is dying happy and self-fulfilled.
Life is perfect in its essence and death is an inevitable part of it. Why would we want to take away something so natural and crucial to our inner developpment?
We are projected to reach world population peak in 2055 at 8.7 billion people
I look forward to technological singularity; the realization of true Artificial Intelligence.
With such advent, I suspect we'll see a number of changes for the betterment of humanity.
9 What has been will be again, what has been done will be done again; there is nothing new under the sun. 10 Is there anything of which one can say, “Look! This is something new”? It was here already, long ago; it was here before our time. 11 No one remembers the former generations, and even those yet to come will not be remembered by those who follow them.
Will the 22nd Century be the start of the era of a paradise?
reply to post by abeverage
This Ray Kurzweil?
I, for one, welcome our new Google overlords, what with their proposed brain chip implants, their military robots and their invasive technology that is exploited to abuse privacy.
People need to wake the heck up -- none of this is happenstance.