Each of us contributes to the future, through our work, our creations, our children, even our DNA. Imagine a being or entity that exists in the future because of your existence on Earth today. Is this entity your descendant in a traditional sense? Have beings evolved? Is your “descendant” still biological? Is your “descendant” a grandchild or a clone? Have we merged with technology or uploaded DNA to create new cyber-beings? Is your “descendant” something completely different?
Things to consider as you write your story: Let the reader see this future world through your eyes. Let us see how people --- whatever that means --- try to live in harmony with the natural world and society, how they maintain their own health and happiness, how they overcome challenges. But most of all, tell a good story, with characters we care about, setting, conflict, and resolution.
Your story should be consonant with the Sapiens Plurum mission: to inspire us -- the first species that can intentionally impact its own evolution -- to aspire beyond what was humanly possible. And with the Future of Life Institute mission: Technology is giving life the potential to flourish like never before, or to self-destruct. Let's make a difference. ?(For a deeper understanding of the reasons for this contest, see Why We Need Utopian Fiction Now More Than Ever.)?
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