Here's what humanity might look like 1,000 years from now

By Shawn Knight ยท 7 replies
Oct 22, 2015
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  1. October 21, 2015 – better known as Back to the Future day – is now officially in the history books. While it may be over, the pop culture phenomenon has many of us thinking about what the distant future may hold.

    YouTube science channel AsapSCIENCE details what humanity might look like 1,000 years into the future. Robotic implants, selective genetic mutations, utility fog and space colonies are just a few of the possibilities discussed in the eye-opening clip.

    Unfortunately, there was no mention of the flying cars promised in Back to the Future.

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  2. TekGun

    TekGun TS Booster Posts: 162   +25

    That's far to optimistic, we're more likely to end up like the film Idiocracy.
    ShadowDeath likes this.
  3. Camikazi

    Camikazi TS Evangelist Posts: 925   +284

    So we are going to be Borgs? As for the O zone layer, hasn't it been shown that it is actually healing itself and not further breaking down?
  4. Hexic

    Hexic TS Maniac Posts: 333   +164

    Was thinking the same thing. Great documentary.

  5. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 9,715   +3,696

    We barely got anything correct over the span of 30 years with Back to the Future. Why would I believe a word from a prediction span over 1000 years?
  6. tonylukac

    tonylukac TS Evangelist Posts: 1,372   +69

    Our car gets about one mile on a gallon, and they lie on the dashboard fakingly calculating the mileage saying 17 mpg, which is dismal anyway. Gas should have lasted 100 years, now it will last about 3 more years, and most people don't even know.
  7. ShadowDeath

    ShadowDeath TS Booster Posts: 92   +23

    People do not evolve. People have a genetic mutation that could help them survive something in the future while the ones who don't have this mutation could die off, but no one evolves to survive a situation.
  8. h4expo

    h4expo TS Enthusiast Posts: 46   +7

    This is just a worldview that science>all. Notice how they don't mention ideologies or philosophy of various people groups that would be an attributing factor to the direction this planet takes. Theses things are ignored by assuming the science will solve all problems. The future depends on who has power and what kind of person(s) they are.

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