The world 100 years from now

Essay by shakesphereHigh School, 12th grade February 2003

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A hundred years form now we would be living underwater in a city like Atlantis. The 2 main factors which would have contributed to this situation would be the raising temperatures I.E global warming and UV radiation. Because of this enormous change in lifestyle which had to take place, many other scientific projects would be suspended, like the space program for example. Most our scientific efforts would be directed towards the improvement of human life underwater. Some people in America, Europe and Japan predominantly chosen because of their wealth, scientific ability and uniqueness would be the only persons allowed to live in this Atlantis, as it would not be spacious enough to accommodate everyone. The remaining 4 billion people would eventually perish. The main source of oxygen for this Atlantis would be the algae, and the predominant source of food would be fish. Most of the power would com from nuclear reactors.

There would be no countries, as the U.S would be the only country which would have the economic and scientific resources to build this Atlantis, as I mentioned before there would be this lapse in technological advancement for a certain period of time as we adapt ourselves to underwater life, more over the trauma created by technology I.e. the destruction of our lifestyle on the land would make people cautious in perusing certain technological routes. Education would be the first priority of this society. Religion Ceremonies/ ethics would gradually be killed leading to small pockets of tyranny. When there are no ceremonies to transform you, to say to you that you have to change, you get stranded, for example if there were no ceremonies for adolescence, you are stranded in life and instead of converting yourself into a responsible adult you do drugs. Cloning would...