30 Predictions About the Future That Demonstrate How Dumb People Were in the Past
It’s nearly impossible to accurately predict the future, unless you write for The Simpsons. Those all-knowing Ivy Leaguers seem to do it on a regular basis. But we can’t all go to Harvard now, can we? Sorry, dad!
Anyone can predict a millionaire submarine disaster, or a controversy springing up around voting machines, but you get that extra special magic when you mix egomaniacal cockiness to your prediction. For example, “TV won’t last six months.” Well, seven decades later, 20th Century Fox’s co-founder is lookin’ pretty dumb now, isn’t he?