What does the future hold?What is our life going to be like in the 21st century?Some people are rather optimistic about the future, others predict the end of the world.
Here is what pessimists say.Our planet will be invaded by aliens. Those who survive will become their slaves. There will be a nuclear war and our planet will become uninhabitable.
Atmospheric pollution will be so awful thatpeople will have to live in undergroundcities. People will be replaced by robots. Therewill be more unemployed. Life mil beharder.
There will be more criminals. Terrorist groups will be more powerful. It will be dangerous to go out. People will be killed by remote control.Our simple pleasures will become athingof the past.Well take food in the form ofcapsules, tablets and pills.
Here is what optimists say. People will be able to travel in space, They will be able to spend their holidays on other planets.Well be stronger and healthier.Scientists will invent antiageing pills andpeople will live much longer than now.
Air pollution will be stopped. Specialunderground pipes will carry smoke andfumes from factories to air-cleaningplants.Robots will do all the dangerous anddirty jobs. Our working hours will beshort-er and our holidays will be longer.
There will be no morewars, no morecriminals. The world will becomemore democratic. Our daily life will become easier. Everything will be automated. Well shop, pay our bills and even cook with the help of computers.