Faith is the single most important thing for the survival of humankind. Faith is the engine of human existence and the most fundamental element of theworld. What is this faith?
Imagine yourself walking into a nightclub. Do you ever stop to think that it’s not the physical things such as bottles or the people that makes a club butrather the deafening beat of the music playing inside? When the music in the club changes, your thoughts, emotions and actions change with it. Now try to imagine that you ARE that club. The music, in that case, is your faith.
Our faith in society is substantive, and it works even without our consciously being aware of it. However, the human race is too young to understand deeply the essence of faith and the fundamental uses of it. In the past, people turned to more organized forms of belief called religion or cultural heritage. These forms of faith have made us unique and provided us with rich past. However, they have also brought the human race much strife and will continue to do so in the future.
The year 2030 will be an extremely turbulent time as the world is rapidly transforming. Economic, political, social and environmental challenges that are present today will continue to rage, forcing the world to mutate. This rapid change will lead to confusion. Humans will no longer know how toreact, whether to fend for themselves or simply to follow others.
This change is already happening, although most people do not see it. All existing systems of rules, regulations, economies, technologies, and sciences are already transforming into something new and as yet unknown. These newsystems cannot be established since the new values, upon which we will buildup the new systems, are not created yet. Human values today will start to lose their meanings as the world spins off its coordinates. What will be the new measurement of value? Will it be gold or water?
In time, the conflicted world will divide into two camps: the “old” humans who don’t want to think like the “new” people and the “new” humans who don’t want to live like the “old” people. The “old” people will hold onto what they treasure the most, their past, whereas the “new” people will ask themselves: How do we make all the clubs play the same music when there are walls between them?
As the “new” people find answers, a new era will get underway. This era will forego all the old systems and communicate the same faith across thenew world through a little thing called the Internet. This faith will save the human race and when it is here, it will work all by itself to accomplish that. With it, the new humans will embrace the new system based on new values and let go of their different pasts to work toward global peace and prosperity. This whole manifestation of faith won’t be complete until 2075
The basis of the new system will be a different understanding of human values. We will begin to recognize that when we come into this world, we cannot own the air, or the ground. Actually, it is quite the opposite: we are guests of the ground. Privacy as we know today will disappear. In addition, the“more is better” principle, which our current economic model is built upon,will completely collapse and make way for sustainable development basedon need instead of greed. Energy will be free since the technology advances of the future will enable us to utilize micro energy we generate ourselves tosupport our own energy needs.
And that’s not all. The next generation of technology will be greatly focused on bio-technology, using living cells to replace materials that were man-made for the purpose of making more profit today. Is this achievable? Yes. Don’t forget that nature is still adapting and changing. Biology is changing. Youare changing. Your genes are mutating and evolving. You think differently,but you don’t know it yet. Rest assured, living things are more malleable than you know.
The new sense of faith will completely change political priorities. There will be drastic political shifts such as the elimination of national borders. There will be uproars of protest against the fear that we will lose our cultures and our past. However, to be able to live in the future and not continue walking into self-destruction, we will need to adapt and transform our past. One ofthe biggest transformations to be observed will happen in Africa. When they erase their borders and unite for their freedom, their development potential is limitless.
Humanity will recognize its neutrality. The battle will be won in 2075 when there will be only one land called the Earth. Leave it up to faith to bring us there.