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What about today would most impress a person from 150 years ago?

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  1. goldentoe Banned Banned

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    Lets say an average person from 150 years ago warped to the current day. What about the present would most impress the average person?

    It totally depends on the person if it was a black person they probably be impressed they can walk down the street and live in peace for the most part...

    But my guess is the smart phone. The ability to pretty much have all the accumulated knowledge of man available almost instantly in your pocket. Either that or airplanes.
     
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    Google

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    Facetime with someone on the other side of the world.

    Or bring up some DP Pr0n.
     
  5. Senzo Tanaka Silver Belt

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    Smart Phone for sure.

    Instant communication with anyone in the world. Pictures, video, music, camera. It would be magic to them.
     
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    My two best answers are already ledged: space travel or smartphones.
     
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    Lol. They would kill you in a heartbeat. Not to steal your phone but out of straight fear.
     
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    the answer is 'everything'
     
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    are you saying black people don't appreciate technology?
     
  13. Elysianwing Mr. Mojo Risin' Belt

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    I think people answering with technology are presuming they'd give a fuck in the first place.


    If you plucked someone out of the 1880's and dropped them into our world for 15 minutes, I highly doubt they think twice about all of the complex technological marvels that we have, and are immediately more impressed with things of social and/or cultural relevance to them.

    Space travel, woman's rights, advancement of medicines, sanitation, food preservation, black presidents, gay marriage, etc. These are the things that would make the most immediate and powerful impression on them, in my opinion.


    It would take time for them to come to appreciate/understand our tech.
     
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    no. just freedom or the illusion of it more.
     
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    Probably some hot woman from Brasil or Columbia.
     
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    All of these answers can be found on google....you should all bow
     
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    I seriously doubt that.
     

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