It is possible that China will begin its democratisation in as little as 7 years. The majority of people dismiss the possibility of a Chinese democracy as unrealistic. However, through the study of global mega-trends, it seems likely that China will in fact be forced into awarding its citizens their political freedom.
We are only just starting to discover what our upcoming technologies will be capable of, and already, through fear of possible future threats, bombs are being sent to physicists. Emerging technologies are set to revolutionise our world during the next few decades; could this lead to the rise of anti-technology terrorism becoming even more of a threat than radical Islam?