There is a genre among many great stories of our times, that of the dystopian future.  A highlight beacon in these waters is undoubtedly Blade Runner.

“I’ve seen things you people wouldn’t believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. I watched C-beams glitter in the dark near the Tannhauser gate. All those moments will be lost in time… like tears in rain… Time to die.” – Batty

In this Blade Runner universe we have the future presented to us as it would, should the footsteps proceeding it carry on along the same path to the outcome that is, Harrison Ford’s character, Deckard’s reality.

With the beat of a butterflies wing changing the outcome of any possible future we may have to consider for ourselves, the notion that all will not be right with the world, may be food for thought for those footprints with which we intend to create for ourselves.

To toss a stick in a river is to change the outcome of choosing not to toss a stick in the river.  Life, atoms and all future events are changed by this one seemingly simple act.  Nothing is insignificant.  With this being the case, ensure each action is based on a more utopian attitude.  Like will attract like, so a utopian future is just as likely as a dystopian one.  It is at this precise moment in universal history that the choice is now yours and mine to make.  So what’s stopping you?

“Quite an experience to live in fear, isn’t it? That’s what it is to be a slave.” – Batty

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