Daily English 1090 - Speaking About the Future

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Robert: These designs are really futuristic- looking.

Mara: I’m trying to be forward-thinking and imagine what the world will be like in 50 to 100 years.

Robert: You think that the world will be filled with space-age gadgets like these?

Mara: That’s the natural evolution of technology for the next 100 years, I think. We will continue to develop labor-savingdevices, simpler ways of doing everyday tasks, and to improve artificial intelligence.

Robert: I’m not sure I want to live in a world that looks like that. It seems so cold and impersonal.

Mara: That’s only because most of us have a fear of the unknown.

Robert: That’s me in a nutshell. I’d rather return to a simpler way of life with as little innovation and technology as possible.

Mara: Like modern sanitation and transportation?

Robert: Well, I want to go back in time with some things, but keep my conveniences.

Mara: So you want to pick and choose? That shouldn’t be a problem when we figure out time travel.

Category: About You|Technology

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