The World I See...We all have visions of the future, though many are just our projections of today, or a pitiful attempt at foresight. So if you indulge me, here's how I see the world in, lets say by mid-century.
It is the early 2050s, and humanity has entered into arguably the most pivotal moment in its history since the first ape stood upright. The earth is divided into two factions, the Reactionaries, and the Enlightened; two sides currently living in a very uneasy peace. The Reactionaries have fenced themselves into a few select communities, mostly in sights of religious and cultural importance, the largest being Vatican City, Jerusalem, Mecca, Salt Lake City, etc. The Enlightened control most of the planet, but dwell primarily in the great Megalopolises of the world.
The Enlightened administer themselves in an almost anarchic system known as Cloud Democracy, with political divisions meaning very little beyond what remains of the regional historical identity of Earth's ancient civilizations. The Enl