Retro-Futuristic Society of Simulations

Alessia Andreotti
May 4th 2014

This retro-futuristic postcard was produced in the 1930s by a German magazine.
In this vision of the future, they got a few things right: mobile video calls, kids able to use technology and flying cars.

The most fascinating aspect is that, 80 years ago, they correctly envisioned our Society of Simulations culture: two people sitting at a table, eating a meal and ignoring each other while looking into their phones. Via Retrofuturism

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Should men be able to give birth to children?


Joyce Nabuurs: To me this question seems to be a logical next step in the emancipation movement of the past century. More and more women entered the workspace, but the responsibility for pregnancy and childrearing remained female.

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