Tag: the future
Baptism: Three Possible Futures
In which Greenbean looks into his crystal ball and sees abominations
WHAT IS IT?
In 2,500 years or so, after empires have come and gone, what will scientists and archaeologists dig up from the material culture that we now all take for granted? Will they know what it was used for when they dig it up? I’m always thinking about this a little bit. For example, when they dig…
THE FUTURE–A QUESTION OF HOW MANY
There are over 7 billion people on the planet. How many will be on the planet in the year 2214? I’m still riffing on the future (for the sci-fi novel I’m about to start working on) as I try to think about what the world will be like in a couple of hundred years. Last…