Project your Present to the Future

Project your Present to the Future

Konstantin Korotkov

“Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift. That is why it is called the ‘present’.”

 

We live in the twenty-first century, but we do not fully understand what it means. Most people are involved in their everyday activity and they do not feel the wind of changes. Everyday we hear the news of natural catastrophes all over the world: earthquake in Japan and New Zealand, floods in USA and Australia, avalanche of gale-force blizzards over USA East Coast and unusually hot summers in Russia, the hottest in 1,000 years of history. At least 100,000 people died from earthquakes, floods and heat phenomenon. In Pakistan, record monsoon rains destroyed infrastructure, left thousands dead and millions homeless. Wildfires erupted across the countries, heavily damaging wheat crops and forcing Moscow to impose an export ban that raised global wheat prices. While diplomats and scientists pondered over an accord that could replace the Kyoto Protocol, 19 nations were experiencing unusually high temperatures, including 53.5 degrees Celsius in Pakistan, the hottest ever in Asia. The 2012 Mayan Prophesy is coming true – world is coming to an end!!!

But is it really so? Should people all over the world stop their activity, close their shops and offices and wrap up in white blankets preparing for the coming Armageddon? Of course not! We do have many problems all over the world, but Life is going on. Life is going on!

Full text: KK_Present to Future HLS

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