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...sses of the earth. In the future to which the time traveller travels, people are shown to be living on the moon, and as a result of an experiment gone horribly wrong, the moon splits into two pieces and the earth is engulfed in flames, causing most of the earth’s population to be wiped out. This shows how we must be careful in our rapid exploration of the universe and in our attempts at scientific progress today. A simple miscalculation could cause the whole experiment to backfire and cause the whole world to be destroyed, which could potentially happen given the amount of research going in to many development projects. What could be another message is to conserve the natural resources which remain on this earth. While progress is positive, it is meaningless if the population cannot sustain itself due to the amount of resources being used by the new technology.
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