Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created by the lovely people at The Broke and the Bookish. Given that they are many, and there is only one of me, all Top Ten Tuesday posts will really be Top Three Tuesdays.
This week’s topic is…
Now, we had an option of choosing a topic that either had a historical or futuristic theme to it. If you know me, you know I strongly…dislike historicals. Nothing against historical authors and writers, but I had the most evil AP history teacher and he has basically scarred me for life. Thus, the futuristic theme for today’s post.
The word futuristic immediately made me think of science fiction novels and the future consequences of rapid technological advancement. Strange, I know, but my mother is constantly ranting about how technology will cause the end of the world, so there you go.
Despite the freedom science fiction authors have in writing their books, I have found that their books really fall into three basic categories: space exploration (very Star Trekky), overcoming an aggressive alien race that wants to assimilate (read subjugate) humans (say hello to the Borg), and cultural exchange (never try to barter with the ferengi). So, with that in mind, here are the three consequences of futuristic societies I’d love to read in books.
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