Image Source: Allan R. Bevere.
I've often wondered what figures from the past, such as Mozart or Kepler, would make of today's societies and our technology. The Quote of the Day comes from Benjamin Franklin, via Matt Novak of the great blog, Paleofuture:
"I have sometimes almost wished it had been my Destiny to be born two or three Centuries hence. For Inventions of Improvement are prolific, and beget more of their Kind. The present Progress is rapid. Many of great Importance, now unthought of, will before that Period be procur'd; and then I might not only enjoy their Advantages, but have my Curiosity satisfy'd in knowing what they are to be."
-Benjamin Franklin to Rev. John Lathrop, 1788