12 Hopeful Developments (That May Actually Be Signs Of A Dystopian Future)
Across the globe, there are countless life-changing innovations in the works. Incredibly interesting stuff like alternative energy sources, disaster relief drones, and half robot/half frog embryo stem cells are pushing technology forward, but when we look a little closer, they’re kind of terrifying. A lot of the science behind this technology has us wondering what kind of world these eggheads imagine for us. Are they just submitting to the many possible dystopian futures, and working to prepare us for it?! What do they know?!
Don’t get us wrong, we nerds love a solid technological advancement. And these are all great! They definitely address a need, and provide hope for the future, but let’s think of the context here. Just because a machine can absorb CO2 and pump out clean air, does it really need to be out there replacing trees? Anything that helps eliminate excess CO2 is pretty awesome, but this and many other advancements have us asking, “What is this all leading to?” These 12 “hopeful” things are possibly preparing us for dystopia, so let’s read between the lines, shall we?