What do you think about the future of the world?

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  1. Seckin Esen profile image80
    Seckin Esenposted 7 years ago

    What do you think about the future of the world?

    Your predictions about what will happen in the world in the future?

    1. Wesman Todd Shaw profile image80
      Wesman Todd Shawposted 7 years ago

      I expect a lot of pain, suffering, and death. Our species is technologically advanced but emotionally immature. We're greedy and violent, and there are WAY TOO MANY humans on the planet.

      1. Seckin Esen profile image80
        Seckin Esenposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        So you mean that there will be more violence in the future, which is so sad. Thanks for the answer.

      2. Wesman Todd Shaw profile image80
        Wesman Todd Shawposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        I think we're about due for some sort of plague. Those tend to cause so much disorder there is a lull in geopolitical conflicts for a while. In any event, the sprawling population does trouble me.

      3. fpherj48 profile image59
        fpherj48posted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Whoa Wesman!! Cheers & Happy Holidays 2 U too! Shed that negativity & heavy burden, boyfriend!  C'mon, lighten up & take a look around @ the beauty & what's "good" in UR life. Pick UR gee-tar & sing a happy tune! Where's that swee

      4. harveyoatmeal profile image56
        harveyoatmealposted 7 years agoin reply to this


      5. RainFern profile image59
        RainFernposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        I absolutely agree! Something BIG is going to happen to cleanse the planet (of humans). (We leave nothing but damage, death, destruction and pain in our wake. The mistakes we've made will scar this planet forever.

    2. profile image0
      threekeysposted 7 years ago

      I feel we are at a critical juncture. We could go either way. I would like to believe we have a good chance to put the brakes on the destructive side of human nature. And a method that will focus and grow the presence of our good natures could be in this finding/realization. I need to tell you this isn't  a new concept but I heard it as "new" yesterday, which inspired me to put it into action last night with an unexpected surprising result today. I cannot go into detail here but if you want to know that the Universe has your back, you might like to experiment with this technique also.
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    3. AshutoshJoshi06 profile image82
      AshutoshJoshi06posted 7 years ago

      Peace is certainly one thing we'll stay away from. warmonegring and terrorism will continue and possibly be on the higher side. Weather patterns around the globe will get even more crazier I suppose..so more trouble for future generations. Besides at this pace there won't be too many

      1. Dont Taze Me Bro profile image60
        Dont Taze Me Broposted 7 years ago


        Wes, what you hit upon, technological advancement far outweighs the emotional immaturity.

        Transhumanists by 2035.

        By 2035, even if a majority of humans do not self-identify as Transhuman, technically they will be. If we define any bio-upgrade or human enhancement as Transhumanism, then the numbers are already quite high and growing more. According to a new market research study, the implantable medical devices market will grow at an annual compounded rate of 8 percent from 2012 to 2018. This includes re-constructive joint replacements, spinal implants, cardiovascular implants, dental implants, intraocular lens and breast implants. This does not factor in new and emerging technologies and innovations that are growing exponentially and geometrically. The future will be filled with digital implants, mind controlled exoskeletal upgrades, age reversal pills, hyper-intelligence brain implants and bionic muscle upgrades. All of these technologies will literally make us more Transhuman.

        HAPTIC WEARABLES will allow anyone to literally reach out and touch you.The future will be filled with tactile feedback. From smart screens to wearable smart suits, haptic wearables will introduce a new form of intimacy in the digital realm. An innovation agency called Kwamecorp has already created a primary module called BOND that should demonstrate this point.

        ARTIFICIAL UTERUS to birth human baby by 2033.

        SMART PHONES replaced by augmented reality wearables by 2020.

        True age reversal in humans by 2025. For the wealthy, reversing age will be common by 2025. It may be extraordinarily expensive and risky, but for people who want to turn back the clock, it will be worth it. According to a study published in Cell, Australian and US researchers have successfully reversed the aging process in the muscles of mice.

        They found that raising nuclear NAD+ in old mice reverses pseudohypoxia and metabolic dysfunction. Researchers gave the mice a compound called nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide or NAD for a week and found that the age indicators in two-year-old mice were restored to that of six-month-old mice. That would be like turning a 60 year-old human into a 20 year-old! They hope to test the compound in human trials in 2014.

        There will be such an explosion on the technological fronts in the future that the world will become so fixated on what is happening technologically that is changing their lives and quality of life that their emotional "immaturity" will be consumed by it.

        1. tamarawilhite profile image87
          tamarawilhiteposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          Suppose there is transhumanism - not everyone will change. Hence my scifi story Hub, A Post Singularity Story, a Scifi Short.

      2. KsenijaZ profile image81
        KsenijaZposted 7 years ago

        I think it will be worse, people will forget real values of life. But still some of them will be different, will be the call for the change. World will hit some great disaster, will fall apart. But after that piece by piece the better things will arise.

        1. Milos Nikolovski profile image57
          Milos Nikolovskiposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          We don`t know if some disaster will happen, but we know what is going on right now. Problems that were, and that are constantly beeing caused by us, have to be fixed...and that is, in my opinion, heavy just as recovering from some great disaster.

        2. KsenijaZ profile image81
          KsenijaZposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          So true. Disasters every day - poverty, poluttion, illness, ... But still, we do nothing. I just wonder what has to happen that certain people will wake up. Or when the critical mass will hit it's point.

      3. David Branagan profile image75
        David Branaganposted 7 years ago

        As a species we are violent. We take, take and take more. We know the consequences yet we turn a blind eye. The only thing that keeps us in relative check is control, rules, law and consequences. If we as a species do not mentally and socially mature, the only way we wont destroy ourselves and this planet is if ye are controlled even further. Maybe some devine intervention is required.

        1. profile image0
          threekeysposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          Yes...when do "we get it" when enough is enough?

        2. David Branagan profile image75
          David Branaganposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          We will probably get it when some global event occurs that impacts us all, when we all are forced to work together to sort a problem. Who knows what that event is though, something environmental, terrestrial, extra terrestrial, physical, spiritual?

        3. KsenijaZ profile image81
          KsenijaZposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          It should be beyond global I guess. Global events are occurring constantly, but we don't care so much. It has to hit us right in the face - then we act. I wonder if, when and why the whole human race will work together.

      4. Brians Review profile image63
        Brians Reviewposted 7 years ago

        I think we're moving in the direction of world order. Unfortunately, we have 'The Pinky and the Brain' embodied in one president elect. He wants to take over the work, but the Pinky in him isn't capable.

        1. mike102771 profile image71
          mike102771posted 7 years agoin reply to this

          When you think of that show think of this. Maybe Pinky wasn't so stupid? Maybe he used his act to prevent The Brain from succeeding. Acting like a fool so The Brain won't question him?

      5. profile image0
        Review Wizardposted 7 years ago

        Life is going to be materially a comfortable one, everyone is going to get the share in technological advancements but politically we are going to enter into the more volatile and polarised world.

        1. TessSchlesinger profile image61
          TessSchlesingerposted 7 years ago

          What future?
          1. Inequality reaching a point where something like .00001% are massively rich owning 80% of the world's wealth, 3% middle class, and the rest in dire poverty.

          2. Massive floods, hurricanes, earthquakes, etc. as more and more weather changes reach a point where billions are displaced and dying each year.

          3. Outbreak of incurable disease plus biowarfare.

          4. People in the Southern hemisphere more likely to survive than people in the northern hemisphere.

          1. Eliyas Akondo profile image39
            Eliyas Akondoposted 7 years agoin reply to this


          2. Seckin Esen profile image80
            Seckin Esenposted 7 years agoin reply to this

            Good points.

          3. rjbatty profile image57
            rjbattyposted 7 years agoin reply to this

            And that is looking on the bright side.  Re. No. 4, let's not forget drought, curable but untreated diseases and mass starvation.

        2. writejt profile image65
          writejtposted 7 years ago

          If the present trend of population increase is something to go by, we have an interesting future ahead, as given in my hub
          http://hubpages.com/politics/What-could … for-humans

        3. Mtshali Sisi profile image61
          Mtshali Sisiposted 7 years ago

          not sure what to think about the future of this world the only thing I see now is violent,crime and more corruption

        4. Team Wiseman profile image81
          Team Wisemanposted 7 years ago

          Sadly, there will be war. They want war so war is what is in our near future. Next war will possibly be with China and U.S., Trump seems to hate China, not Russia.

        5. Stella Kaye profile image83
          Stella Kayeposted 7 years ago

          Asteroid impacts aside, If nature is allowed to take its course, the world will not become uninhabitable for at least another 1.75 billion years but whether humans are going to be around much longer to inhabit it or will even render it uninhabitable for all living things is another matter. I personally don't hold out much hope for the future of the world unless humankind is willing to put the environment first but I can't honestly see this happening when everything is based on profits rather than preservation.  It's going to take a negative incident on a global scale to get people to change their ways and if this happens it will likely be too late.

          If however we do manage to co-operate as a species and utilise our collective intelligence for the good of all living things we could have quite a promising future and may even travel to the stars.

        6. CharlieMadsen profile image67
          CharlieMadsenposted 7 years ago

          More renewable energy, more prosperity which will lead to fewer wars, and capitalism reducing hunger around the world.

        7. ShrishtiKashyap profile image60
          ShrishtiKashyapposted 7 years ago

          I think the youth population of this world will make the future much brighter and a world full of natural thoughts and not the copied ones, the member of each family will earn as soon as he graduates or even earlier . The future will be more on quality choices rather than going for the quantity ones, also parents will get more free to talk to their children about each and every topic very clearly.
          I guess each country will reach to the level of being called as "developed" , their will be less corruption, more of hard work, more of creativity, less gossips and the percentage of divorce cases will be less. I wish for this particular sort of future.

        8. profile image44
          Silver Saviorposted 7 years ago

          Oh the US dollar will surely collapse and the great transfer of wealth from paper assets to hard assets will take place. The United States will be in more of a banana republic status then it already is. Less jobs, everyone will just sit around. Everything bankrupt. I could go on and on.

        9. Blaze King profile image58
          Blaze Kingposted 7 years ago

          The future is very obvious. we see it, but don't 'observe' it. Our future will be one where technology will be a child's plaything. We will no longer look to the marvels of invention, rather compete to achieve new levels of madness. The most advanced things used now will soon become obsolete and in an attempt to make life easier for mankind, we will make them lazier and our life will be ruled by Artificial Intelligence. Robots will bring us tea and take our children to school. We will become more greedy to earn and place our footprint on pieces of property in California. Nuclear warfare will become the headline news of tomorrow and historic alliances such as the NATO alliance will be fully tested. Also, common enemies might require US-Russian relations in the future to tackle them TOGETHER. Diplomacy is critical for the future of our children and we must not give in to technology to make our lives easier. We cannot rely on AI out of industrialization and unless people realize the implications of AI on our personal life and comforts, we are set on a burst of automation growth that will inevitably set us back to the Middle Ages. But, above all, we must relinquish what God has in store for us and enjoy the today and stop worrying our pants off for the tomorrow.

        10. lisavollrath profile image94
          lisavollrathposted 7 years ago

          I think the world will continue on for a long time, but that humanity will wipe itself out shortly, either through nuclear war, or by making the planet uninhabitable for itself. The planet will simply shake us off like fleas, and go on without us.

        11. Ann810 profile image51
          Ann810posted 7 years ago

          I think "We The People" need to join together for the future of the world. And avoid letting the media divide us by fear, anger, and skin color. We have to be conscious of what the large corporations are trying to do. One corporation to be conscious of is the pharmaceutical industry. Many individuals are getting the wrong medications, and the side-effects are causing individuals to need more medications.

          Don't allow the old "Divide and Conquer" method to control us, we only should be against violent terrorist.

          1. Seckin Esen profile image80
            Seckin Esenposted 7 years agoin reply to this

            I totally agree with you Ann.

        12. Cheapflightsss profile image34
          Cheapflightsssposted 7 years ago

          The beginning of the end is coming very soon .. you see wars in every place like Syria, Libya, Egypt is about to be cracked by ISIS ... oh no

        13. Midorii profile image59
          Midoriiposted 7 years ago

          the world will be filled with technology that us, from 21st century didn't even imagine for it to exist. Humans would rely to technology that they will have no idea how it affect their intelligence, emotions, and their whole humanity in general.
          that is my prediction

        14. profile image52
          pearie gardenposted 7 years ago

          In future two things can happen. Either void of all life or green with forest and it all depends on how we choose to save the environment

        15. mike102771 profile image71
          mike102771posted 7 years ago

          My prediction is simple (much like myself). most of the other predictions in this hub will not happen or will not happen in the way they are predicted.

          People are born and people die. With that comes a change in ideology, motives, and agendas. What is important to us now may not be important to our descendants. And that might not be true.

          Did the people back in the 60’s or 70’s foresee the massive tech explosion of the late 80’s to today? No, most of them where practicing the world would end or some massive worldwide problem (Soylent Green, Omega Man, Planet of the Apes and many more).

          The one thing you can count on is unpredictable change.

          1. profile image57
            Peace Cosmasposted 7 years agoin reply to this

            Nice thought collins

        16. James A Watkins profile image85
          James A Watkinsposted 7 years ago

          A New World Order will be realized eventually - a One World Government that will be viewed as salvific by the masses but will in fact be animated by Satan. It will impose worldwide Communism and Atheism, along with massive persecution of Christians. The whole world will cry out in fury and suffering, pain and death, and the Lord will come back to put an end to it all. Then He will judge the quick and the dead.

          1. profile image0
            Hxprofposted 7 years agoin reply to this

            Straight to the point and accurate.  Good answer.

        17. profile image52
          poolakkal praveenposted 7 years ago

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          1. Stella Kaye profile image83
            Stella Kayeposted 7 years agoin reply to this


        18. profile image50
          Yolinaposted 7 years ago

          Well,there are many predictions for the future of the world.
          I believe technology will replace many people and will create crisis of recruitment.In the same time there are many new positions ,which will be opened and they will be taken by educated people,so I it very important to be not only educated,but also educated in a prespective position.
          I think with technology communications will make a great jump in science and discoveries,which is quite good.
          Some people talk about landind on the moon in 2019, but i do not actually belive in this.There is enough land here to go to explore other.
          I believe cheneese will develop so much, but there will be a problem with nature there.And not only.I do not accept Thrumb's opinion on global warming and polutions ,too.I belive there will be a serious cataclisms connected with nature in result of it.

        19. SAQIB6608 profile image71
          SAQIB6608posted 7 years ago

          Future will be likely not in any order of priority:

          1 Peace issues
          2 Terrorism prevailing
          3 More Automation
          4 Touch world like in cell phones and tablets
          5 China will keep dominating
          6 Free Society

        20. kanakeak profile image60
          kanakeakposted 7 years ago

          Sadly, Most of the answers were about a list of negative things that could be happen in future.

          There are a massive chance to get those things true though. But, I think we should stop protecting ourselves and think something that could save our world and humanity.

          We can think of a better world which will be the place where people will love each other and the rest of the bad things will gonna buried in deep.

          No one can say what will happen in future, I wish and believe that world's gonna be a place where humanity will remain and grow. No more Racism, discrimination, hatred issues.


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