What is an event that could happen in the future you would travel forward to see

Jump to Last Post 1-7 of 7 discussions (14 posts)
  1. EJ Lambert profile image73
    EJ Lambertposted 5 years ago

    What is an event that could happen in the future you would travel forward to see?

    Everyone always asks what you would change if you could go back in time.  Well what about the opposite.  If there was one thing you could go into the future to witness, what would it be?

    https://usercontent2.hubstatic.com/8033947_f260.jpg

  2. EyesStraightAhead profile image83
    EyesStraightAheadposted 5 years ago

    My wedding! I would love to meet someone and enjoy life with a partner and family. I was married once and have now been divorced for nearly five years. I am ready to move to that next chapter.

    1. EJ Lambert profile image73
      EJ Lambertposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Also gives you a good chance to critique what you like and don't like about it so you can make adjustments.  A very personal and honest answer.  Nice.

  3. WalterPoon profile image78
    WalterPoonposted 5 years ago

    A movie which is not played visually but experientially, i.e. they put electrodes on your scalp and you enjoy the movie as if you were there!

    1. EJ Lambert profile image73
      EJ Lambertposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Wow.  That is a very cool idea.  I imagine sooner or later they'll perfect a system like that.  It's a great idea and something that could become viable given how the human race is evolving.

  4. profile image0
    Ghost32posted 5 years ago

    What do you mean, "IF"?  Seems to me that at least some of us DO travel forward in time from time to time.  (How's that for a triple prepositional transition?)

    What else is a premonition if not "forward time travel"?  Abraham Lincoln dreamed of his own death; what else but time-jumping could that be?

    Just saying....

    On the other hand, skipping over the intervening events to view or experience a future event has definite disadvantages.  Example:  Let's say that when I was 20 or so, I jumped ahead 50 years to 2013 and saw that I was extremely busy, healthy, had the bills paid, and lived with a woman I loved.  Not bad, right?  At 20, I believed I'd be dead by age 60, so that would have looked pretty good by comparison.

    But that looksee would not have taken into account all the Living Hell it took to get from there to here (or, back then, from here to there).  I might well have said, "Cool; got it made."  Yet I'd have been less braced for the feces storm about to hit between 1963 and 2013, for sure.

    Time travel is doable.  It's also a double edged sword.

    1. WalterPoon profile image78
      WalterPoonposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Ghost32, I think you misinterpret  EJ Lambert's question, or else I am the one! I interpret it as "What is the event that you would be most keen to see, if you can travel forward in time." Not whether we can or cannot, or what the consequences are.

    2. EJ Lambert profile image73
      EJ Lambertposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Walter is right, Ghost.  I have no interest in discussing the possibilities of time travel.  That is an argument best left to scientists and science fiction writers.  I'm merely speaking in hypotheticals.

  5. Amber Vyn profile image61
    Amber Vynposted 5 years ago

    I would love to know what society will be like when we've had internet (or whatever the internet evolves in to) for 1000 years. However, I'd settle for 100. Who knows? With the advances in medical technology, maybe I'll live long enough to see for myself!

    1. EJ Lambert profile image73
      EJ Lambertposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Perhaps it will evolve into a full body experience rather than just a computer screen.  It is fascinating to think about how much further we can push this technology for the coming decades.

  6. profile image0
    JThomp42posted 5 years ago

    Without thinking twice, it would absolutely be the second coming of Christ.

    1. EJ Lambert profile image73
      EJ Lambertposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I imagine that would be a very popular answer.

  7. whonunuwho profile image76
    whonunuwhoposted 5 years ago

    Oil company executives having to push their own cars on a lonely stretch of highway.

    1. EJ Lambert profile image73
      EJ Lambertposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Can't complain about that answer.

 
working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)