The Importance Of Preserving Items Of A 500 Year Time Capsule

1690 Words Mar 13th, 2015 7 Pages
The idea of preserving items in a 500 year time capsule may seem like an amazing idea but it is actually rather difficult to find objects worthy of being put in it. Certain items from my infancy would have to be included because certain events that happened back then have helped to make me the person who I now today. My infant life was not one full of idealistic situations due to my birth parents who were unfit to take care of me, and I am thankful I call my aunt and uncle my mom and dad. They were very abusive and I would want to preserve some of those memories to explain several points. I would also want my future generations, or whoever would uncover the capsule, to know what it was like to live during this time period, and the struggles we faced. I would also want the citizens of the future to know what hopes I had for the future, and they could see if they really were plausible goals. If I could put a 500 year lasting time capsule in my backyard, then I would place my old pin in it, a notebook full of ideas, and pictures with a journal to preserve humanity’s past and accomplishments. For starters, I would want to keep the pin I had when I was younger. It was not a pen you would write with, or a pin you would put in your hair. This was a type of surgical pin, only used to help bones repair themselves, and if your bone was broken like mine was, then it helped hold the fragmented pieces together. The pin was placed in my hip when I was very young and it was taken out…

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