I find this fascinating, because I always wondered what the 21st Century would look like. I never thought I would see it. Thanks to a universal brain fart here I am, however.
The year is 2022. Humanity is facing an existential crisis, but a good portion of the United States is willing to ignore that in order to fight over the second amendment and what it means even despite weekly mass shootings,
The richest man in the world is both a bigot and an asshole. And he believes the world is *underpopulated*.
The Christian Right in the United States is trying to turn it into a theocracy while at the same time claiming to honour the Constitution. The last president tried to hold on to power through a coup attempt that failed.
And people of this era are concerned about gender identity as if it's anyone's business but that of the person experiencing the dysphoria.
Within 30 years 95% of the coral reefs on Earth will be dead. We, humanity, have kicked off the sixth mass extinction and we ourselves maybe victims of it. Instead of working together to find a solution to the problem we created, we're fracturing more and more while conspiracy theories outpace rational thought.