One of the key elements of writing scenarios is accepting that you are describing people of the future who will most likely not share your assumptions about the world. Their society will look and act differently. Technology will solve new problems and cause new complications. They won’t be, in many ways, like you and me. This is scary, because it makes us feel obsolete and more likely to avoid the real implications of where the world is heading. Nobody likes a bracing shot of mortality with their futures work – but that’s what we get.
Don’t believe that your world will one day look foreign? Watch this group of Quebec schoolkids try to somehow fathom the bizarre world that you and I must have inhabited.
What, after all, could this strange, backward group of people been thinking to be playing with this absurdly inferior technology?