Imagine a super modern civilization. One so technologically advanced, that their countries, cities, schools and houses, and the entire infrastructure automatically supports and builds itself. Citizens of this civilization don't have to worry about work or education they spend most of their time traveling, exploring, partying, and relaxing.
Imagine that once the great-minded engineers developed such a wonderful system which will grow, repair itself, manufacture goods, and support life, the citizens didn't have to work anymore. Nor did they have to educate themselves. Therefore for years they lived laughing, jumping, and drinking and forgetting about great scientific discoveries made by their predecessors, the citizens became a powerful but dumb and stupid society.
One, very popular, activity was exploring the universe. A citizen would enter the spacecraft, randomly select a never before visited part of space, and then relax. Sometimes, they may make a breath-tak