Future

An Orwellian Future Would Be Helpful For Some Members of Society Right Now

It cannot be argued that two of the most difficult jobs in our society are law enforcement and teaching. Many people who do not personally know someone in these fields think these jobs are easy, but spend a couple of minutes speaking to people working in these professions and you will quickly learn about how difficult these professions truly are.
Nov 17, 2014 |

Would the Future Technology of Thought Swapping Be Too Disruptive For Society?

Today, we have the Internet, e-mail, and social networks. These social networks are now experiencing a new wave of innovation with text messaging and real-time updates to the life experience. These tweets and text messages can be shared with others. Some might call this the friends and family program on steroids. It is definitely a disruptive...
Nov 17, 2014 |

The Future of Our Multi-Cultural Societies

In a global World, many of our cities and larger urban areas are in reality the true picture of a 21st century multicultural society. International cities like Amsterdam, Berlin, London, Moscow, New York, Shanghai and Singapore are the face of the new global societies we live in.
Nov 17, 2014 |

Future Utopia Topic - We Can't Fix Our Society or Civilization Until We Fix Ourselves

Indeed, I have a quote that I remind people in our think tank quite often and it goes something like this; "we don't ever want to create the perfect society and civilization because the humans will come around and mess it up the next day. Rather what we should do is make everything 95% perfect and give all the little humans something to work on,...
Nov 17, 2014 |

How to Understand the US Multiracial Society - Can it Change Our Future

Phil and Sonya Thomas continue to fight their local school system. As they wait for the proceedings to begin, they feel the matter could have been avoided if their son's teacher would have listened. Now, the matter has escalated to this. With their lawyer at their side, the parents watch as the principal defends the teacher: she was justified in...
Nov 17, 2014 |

The Future is Yours

Futuristic site on global ethics, Earth Charter, the future of science and religion, the purpose of life.
Mar 8, 2016 |

Internet Brothers - Future

Scientists in the United States have taken a major step forward in using DNA,the building blocks of life that carry the human genetic blueprint, to process information and solve mathematical problems.
Mar 4, 2016 |

Welcome to the Future

Outlines a possible scenario for Earth's future in the fields of ethics, science, religion, and more.
Mar 3, 2016 |

Reluctant champion: How Nadia Murad has become the international face of Yazidi suffering – and resilience

Weeks earlier, Nadia Murad had been ripped from her village by Islamic State (ISIS) fighters who murdered her family and took her captive. Along with other young Yazidi women, she was transported... Read More

Readers write: The work of downsizing, evidence of climate change, hopeful coverage on famine

Regarding the Aug. 21 Monitor Daily story “Home prices, and a thought shift, give ‘small living’ a boost”: Interesting concept. My friend has done it, downsizing and living in a tiny apartment.... Read More

Time for the world to step up on Rohingya issue, Aung San Suu Kyi’s astounding hypocrisy, Irma’s destruction in Britain’s Caribbean islands, The US should stop saber rattling, On the Nadal-Federer comeback

“It is high time the world made an all-out effort to stop the ongoing pogrom against Myanmar’s minority Rohingya...,” writes Mohammad Amjad Hossain. “The pogrom resembles those crimes perpetrated... Read More