From centuries ago, there has always been a great divide between the rich and the not-so-rich. Although many laws and theories of a classless society were put forward, the gap between the two sections of society remained intact. In the future, too, there seems to be no hope of this great divide declining. In fact, American futurologist Paul Saffo says in the future, the super-rich may evolve into a separate species entirely! He states his theory thus: in the future, people will be able to grow their own replacement organs, take specially tailored drugs, and use genetic research tools to alert them from any possible hereditary health dangers. But these improvements would only be affordable to the super-rich. Hence, the great divide would increase, and the super-rich would evolve into a separate species altogether with their technologically advanced bodies and lifestyles.
With the ongoing recession and economic crisis, wonder how many super-rich folks will actually be able to witness this evolution? We can only wait and watch. Till then, let the predictions keep coming.