Every now and then, one can't help but look back and think about all the changes and advancements in various fields which have occurred.

Both good and bad.

Just about every year, we continued to see advancements in technology, what were once luxuries becoming more accessible, and stronger, more diverse representation in media.

Even though there are still ongoing issues we continue to wish would change, or as the US Supreme Court recently demonstrated, major regressions in other areas.

With this in mind, it leaves us to wonder what the next five years will have in store for us.

Something which Redditor wtfkingQ9 also wondered, leading them to ask:

"What’s something you’re hoping to see in the next 5 years?"


Improvements in alternative energies

"Massive breakthrough in fusion power would be nice."- NachosMahdude

"SolidState Batteries."

"Or a cost effective manufacturing method for graphene."- IndependentPede

Just the simple things

"The Package I ordered last month."- 1yBubu

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Fewer endangered species

"The removal of Pangolins and other critical species from the list of endangered species, in the right direction."- RnbwTurtle

More Affordable Housing

"The housing market finding a level that will allow the next generation of adults to realistically afford one without needing 3 jobs, help from their parents, a lottery win or a 2% of jobs."

"Hell even rent levels getting to a similar level would be nice."- Ginger-Beefcake

A bit more bi-partisanship

"Intelligent Political discourse and not the Insane Political dysfunction that we have now."- Bedlamcitylimit

Medical advancements

"A 'cure' or 'solution' to diabetes."- JTAx1995

A kinder, happier world.

"A little less hate around the world."- Madman61

"Personally, I’m hoping to see a version of myself that is happy as they are."

"No matter what it looks like."- Olympus_XII

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Financial security

"Money in my bank account."- pinkbirthday_cake

Only time will tell what the future holds.

But some things in our own personal future can be changed, with a bit of work and a lot of passion.

And the only thing stopping you from fulfilling those changes, is you!

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