Whatever Happened To The Future?

jetsons220px-Jetsonslogo640x480When I was a child, I imaged life in the future –by the year 2000, at the latest — would resemble life on “The Jetsons”: transport by flying saucer, robots performing all the household drudgery. It hasn’t happened that way; in fact, for many Americans, the quality of life over the past thirty years has gotten worse. All this forces the question: What ever happened to the future? And why hasn’t it turned out like the sci-fi shows of our youth?

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