Essay about What I Would Place In A Time Capsule

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What I Would Place In A Time Capsule

As the turn of the millennium approaches, the human race will continue to develop new technology and new ways of thinking. It is always enjoyable to take a visual journey back in time, to view what was considered advanced and what thoughts of future times represented. A time capsule stored with precious documents and possessions from a past era can serve as a visual and material presentation of what past times were like, and put in prospective the accomplishments that have changed human lifestyles for better or worse.
If I were invited to participate in the planning of a time-capsule, I would include items that depicted the present society's mood and pastimes. One
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Within the next ten years alone, computers will have evolved to what most of us can't even perceive now. By placing a top of the line computer system into our time capsule, we can provide our future generation with the acknowledgment of success and probably a little humor in the field of computers.
Maybe not the most advanced but the most commonly known media, the newspaper, is a gold mine of facts, stock quotes, and reports that are current and important. Including a current newspaper in a time capsule would give the future finders a look at many issues and conditions that are sensitive to society and change. Weather which constantly changes, and medical problems and breakthroughs that may be turning points in the human race would be interesting to read over and learn the origins of. Probably the most complex and controversial topic of all, politics is a main interest in the world. A look back at how the economy was run and comparing it to the present time would be an experience of a lifetime. I would choose a major publication such as the New
York Times or USA Today. This would provide the most complete and factual information for the future to diagnose and learn from.
Just as archaeologists and anthropologists have determined past lives and civilizations through discoveries, a time capsule can allow an easier route to understanding the past. Besides
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