Thursday, April 24, 2008

#108 - the future of the planet

Is there hope, do you think? Or not so much? Maybe you're impatiently awaiting the Rapture; maybe you think we've already doomed the Earth and the human race to a wasting death; maybe you think everything will be just fine.

What is the future of the planet?


Blogger Inconsequential said...

Lol...our children will adapt, and wonder what we were on about...

11:19 PM  
Blogger Granny Smith said...

This post isn't finished, probably. I have a lot more I'd like to add, but it's late and I'm tired. I'll look again tomorrow (but won't change the title).

11:48 PM  
Blogger Rob Kistner said...

My first post is a serious look at the possibilities for our future. Post #2 is an older poetic and graphic piece I recently edited and posted for Earth Day 2008.

12:56 AM  
Anonymous Mandy de Waal said...

The world will end, it is just a question of when. And when is up to us. What will we do? How will we do it? Those are the big questions we need to tackle to establish whether the world will end in the next few decades, centuries or millions of years.

What an awesome blog and such a smart idea. I am so glad I found this place online!

1:24 AM  
Blogger ian russell said...

yes, it's only me again. mild-mannered idiot by day, planet-saving SuperIdiot under these ordinary clothes - just show me the telephone box, man!

5:50 AM  
Blogger GreenishLady said...

Don't know if I've ever posted a Sunday Scribbling on a Friday before, but when I saw the prompt, out it flowed, so my post is up!

5:55 AM  
OpenID Brian said...

The future looks bright.

6:22 AM  
Blogger Joy said...

I had written the post sometime back. The future is as good or as bad as the mind can percieve.


6:59 AM  
Blogger murat11 said...

The Captain Hastings of prompts, I poirot off into oblivion. More importantly, why is there a smiley face next to my name? That, my friends, is the Presbyterian doom.

8:59 AM  
Blogger Greyscale Territory said...

For me, the future is a blurry space that could have possibility if we so will it.


4:06 PM  
Anonymous keith hillman said...

Dire warnings, doom-laden predictions. But I'm not convinced.

4:25 PM  
Anonymous Bluebethley said...

This was a tough one. . . and I'm looking forward to reading this week's posts! Thank YOU for continuing to challenge us.

9:02 PM  
Blogger linda may said...

This Friday was ANZAC day here in Australia. Commemorative of service men and women who fought in wars in the service of this country.

4:22 AM  
Blogger Matthew said...

Thanks for the space!

4:56 AM  
Anonymous Amarettogirl said...

Great prompt for week we just had Earth day!!! Everyday should be Earth day!
Still, I'm scared to read everyone's posts if they're anything like mine!!!

7:50 AM  
Anonymous susiej said...

So many doom and gloom earth day posts... is there any hope? I hope so, and I write about the little things, and that bigger power that might make things turn our OK.
Every little thing.
Thanks for this prompt.

9:18 AM  
Blogger texasblu said...

Made me pause and reflect. Good thinking prompt. :)

10:57 AM  
Blogger Lucy said...

I have written of hope SusieJ!
hope others did too

12:09 PM  
Blogger myrtle beached whale said...

This should reduce my readership but I so love freedom of speech.


7:59 PM  
Blogger Rob Kistner said...

I wrote my third post here for the "Outrageous" prompt on Writer's Island - but it also fits nicely with this prompt.

1:29 AM  
OpenID winedarksea said...

are our future - how do we save them

3:11 AM  
Blogger Jon said...

Some interesting points of view.

3:56 AM  
Blogger Foxfire said...

This is my first time doing a Sunday Scribbling; I think I rather like it. :)

6:25 AM  
Blogger Remiman said...

a literary (tongue in cheek) Menage a trois!


8:46 AM  
Blogger e_journeys said...

Eat, drink, be merry, pick up the trash, recycle, Carpe Diem, love thy neighbor, and maintain hope against all odds. :)


9:03 AM  
Blogger b said...

Just a story about Etta.


9:53 AM  
OpenID niebla said...

This prompt has given rise to amazing contributions.

Mine is Eternal Gearbox.

10:22 AM  
Anonymous Lucy RE said...

just sharing one of my favorite poems today :)

11:06 AM  
Blogger sarala said...

I'm back after a three week absence.

11:17 AM  
OpenID steerforth said...

Instead of writing something myself, I decided to collect some of my favorite quotes or passages from 12 contributions here, thereby creating a little anthology, so to speak.

11:37 AM  
Blogger ThomG said...

I guess the future all depends on the choices we make in the present, all while being cognizant of the mistakes of the past. God help us.

The Future has been Desiccated

11:54 AM  
Blogger Lisa Sullivan said...

My post isn't so much about the planet but it does have a futuristic point of view to it so I thought it fit in some kind of way. That's why I shared it.

It's been a while since I posted a Sunday Scribbling topic and that's because I have been working 50-60 hours a week...and I'll leave it at that. However, when I posted my post a bit ago, I thought I would check the Sunday Scribbling prompt for the weekend and well, I thought it fit.

So there you go. Feel free to check it out at http://quintessentialfeline.blogspot.com/2008/04/feeling-inspired.html.


12:15 PM  
Blogger Jayne said...

Kinda in a weird mood tonight. So, you get what you get :)

It's the end of the world...

6:15 PM  
Anonymous roswellgray said...

I was just going through things today and came to that story about the little boy throwing starfish out into the ocean and an old man tells him it's hopeless and he won't make a difference but the little boy keeps going and points out that he made a difference to the ones he's throwing back. Somehow, that turned my brain around onto taking baby steps in my own life

7:22 PM  
Anonymous Chefdruck said...

Here's a little fiction of what life could become like...


8:42 PM  
Blogger vEENs said...

Well I used this prompt, to show what I can do for the future of this planet to be pleasant. A little different than the main theme :)


Hope You all have a nice weekend!

10:18 PM  
Blogger Shyam said...

Maybe I should just label my posts as "Monday Scribblings" because they sure as hell dont happen by Sunday!

Oh well, I might be late but at least I'm not a no-show.

4:49 AM  
Blogger Suma said...

what is the future of our planet?


7:01 PM  
Blogger Camille said...

My family is going to think I'm going Hippie on them--I didn't realise I was so passionate about this.

12:17 AM  
Blogger Vishal Kumar said...

i welcome you on my blog...its not that much creative..even then...have a look

7:37 AM  

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