Top 10 Things We Can Hope for in the 2020s

Next year will be 2019 which will be the final year of the 2010s, and I honestly gotta say the 2010s have been an absolute disaster in my personal opinion. Everything from politics, society, entertainment, etc. has gone downhill fast. And I don't really know what the world's gonna be like once we hit the 2020s, but hopefully it's way better than it is now. We all just have to be positive and hope for the best.

Now hear me out, I'm already aware of the fact that no decade is perfect and that a decade has no supernatural powers to make everything better. I'm just saying that we should all stay positive and hope for the best in the 2020s. But keep in mind that if you want the world to get better then you're gonna have to get up off your tail and make it better. Hard work is very important and if you want things done right you're gonna have to do them yourself.

The Top Ten

1 World Peace

I know it's probably never gonna happen but I decided to put it at number 1 anyway because it's something we all want anyway.

Never will happen unfortunately. Someone will always be unhappy no matter how hard you try to please everyone - Randomator

Hate to break it to everyone, but as long as there are humans, this won't happen. - SirSheep

As much as I want this to happen, I don't think it can be attainable. With everything going on in our world right now, it just can't happen. Also, the world having small but resolvable conflicts makes it more dynamic to me. We all have to disagree with some things. If there is complete peace and everyone is never fighting again, our world would be less dynamic. Again, those fights being only minor. As I said before I do really want world peace to happen. - PhoenixAura81

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2 No More Shootings at Schools

School shootings, albeit tragic, are pretty rare. It's the news coverage that gives a massive spotlight to these as to why so many people think of it as a big deal. Gun violence is an issue, but things like heart disease and cancer are more common causes of death than guns. - Archived

They can be reduced, but people will find ways to do it, no matter what restrictions and laws are put in place - SirSheep

An end to shootings in general, not just school shootings - Kanyae90

Or anywhere for that matter - BananaBrain

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3 Better Society

Unfortunately like world Peace this will Be hard to accomplish - Randomator

Not just in America, but everywhere. We could all just be classy decent people and treat others with respect.

No more tattoos or piercings

One where people can accept that not everyone is a clone of them, maybe? - Cyri

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4 A Better Economy

Democratic National Socialism.

Socialism is the answer - shadomatrix

This is great

A well structured and secure global economy, with plenty of jobs for everyone. Life would be easier as people will be empowered to build their lives up leading to a better standard of life for all.

5 Better Music

"I wAs BoRn In ThE wRoNg GeNeRaTiOn! "
Can we please stop saying that all modern music is bad? I believe there has always been just as much good and bad music. If you can't find a song released in the last year that you like, you aren't looking hard enough. Thanks to the internet, you can listen to a virtually limitless selection of music, weather that's Ariana Grande or some small indie band with 150 followers on Soundcloud. If you don't like what's popular, then just support one of the thousands of smaller artists that exist! - Atham

Get past mainstream music and you'll realize that almost every music genre has been experimented on and popularized in some way, paving out some really impressive music artists. Folk, Indie and Electronic have some really good artists beyond just what's given in the charts, Underground Rap is becoming more prevalent and praised, and Metal has become way more popular than it was during the nineties and two-thousands. - CrimsonShark

I agree about metal (not much familiar with the details in Folk, Indie and Electronic music developments, so I can't say but you might be right about them, too) - Metal_Treasure

There is always good music out there, you just have to look. There's no point looking at the mainstream stuff, then putting the blame on music as a whole. If you even attempt to look deeper into music, I'm sure you'll find someone that you'll like. - hambone2101

Not all modern music is terrible. Ever heard of The Sword or King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard? King Gizzard has only been around since 2010, and they've made good albums like Nonagon Infinity. - shadomatrix

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6 Parents Raising Their Children Better

Oh my God, PLEASE make this happen! Too many parents nowadays are making their kids absolute softies! Being an overprotective parent does more harm than good. Stop having the "everyone gets a participation trophy" attitude because the real world does not function like that at all! I get it, you want your kids to be your friends, but telling them no sometimes is a great thing. Maybe you have to lecture too, and that's good too (although if you're going to beat your kid, you are going a bit too far).
This is probably due to faulty research on my end, and if anything is wrong, I apologize, but how come with any other generation, kids could go outside for hours and do whatever, despite having a higher crime rate and all that? Crime is very low now and yet you the most you'll let your kid outside is for the patio steps?
I swear, maybe things like this is why everyone is offended over the smallest thing (or maybe not. Am I completely in the wrong here? Is it the internet that's doing ...more - wrests

If you ask me, the internet is to blame. People get addicted to that thing and can't seem to stop using it. The worst thing is, anyone and everyone can say their opinions on there and influence the more naive citizens. And not just the internet but technology as a whole is bad. Take television or social media. Those things are being used by people who have more power and money to sell stuff to people (and most of the time "sell" ideas to them). - RogerMcBaloney

Please make this happen! Because of you raise your children right they'll make good decisions that means better presidents, better songs, less shootings, no more world hunger, world peace, less people will commit suicide. Please parents, TEACH YOUR CHILDREN HOW TO BEHAVE!

My parents raise me right their not overprotective or under protective. I think other parents should treat their kids right. (sorry about some grammar)

People these days don't even care about their kids and don't even barely pay attention to them.

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7 Better Politics

Remove Trump from office, abolish political parties, raise the voting age back to 21 (keep at 18 for those serving in the military) and make it a law that the mentally disabled or those with no political or military experience can't run for president. - shadomatrix

Why not military experience? And at 18 you're allowed to join the military, get a job, and become a functioning member of this society. So why can't they help set up this society that they're in? - SirSheep

American Politics overall need to undergo a massive revamp if the US really wants to prosper. Politicians also need to be more experienced, understanding, connect with their audience and see what their country needs most. That, and the Left and Right Winged parties need to improve themselves by a large margin, lest the country really wants to remain divided.

Politics in developing countries aren't too bright either, but there are people who are determined to get the best person possible to lead them. - CrimsonShark

Political parties should be abolished - Kuro

If this is pointed at Trump, I agree. - MarioBros11

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8 Less Pollution

I would love to see less pollution, more renewable energy, less fossil fuel use, better environmental policies, better energy efficiency programs. I am also willing to be part of the solution, as I am in college to be an environmental engineer.

Hopefully. Otherwise we're all screwed - SirSheep

My idea is with the maglev trains but they will be reduced to 750 mph and we need to be eco-friendly as Allah (God) made this planet so we could protect it. Those who are not eco friendly do not know how hard He works

To live a better life we must look to the eco friendly side of us and help our planet to live a long healthy life the friendly way.

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9 For Rule 34 Artists to Stop

R34 artists aren't my cup of tea either, but it's best to ignore them than to give them negative attention.

Ignore them. Don't give negative attention to them. You have to get used to it forever.
Why some of the people forget that Safe Filter exists? - yamionthetrap

They need to stop!

Not Rule 34 in general, but the child porn needs to stop.

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10 The War on Terror Finally Ends

Enough said.

Are you sure you phrased this correctly? Did you mean terror[ism] finally ends? Because if this is correctly read, unless the implication is that the war against terror is ultimately won once and for all and terrorism is permanently vanquished, ending any attempts to defeat terrorism would result in terrorists plying their evil unchecked at will.

Didn't it end in 2013?

The Contenders

11 Animals Gain Rights

Bestiality is wrong for both people AND animals. They may not be able to talk, but they have feelings too. - Synchronocity

Animals have feelings, and they (depending on the animal) just want to be loved and appreciated. Or, if it's a wild animal, to be set free to live life with their own kind. Animal abuse is even worse than human abuse because I can GUARANTEE you that the animal didn't do anything wrong and if it did, out of protection. - Swiftdawn

Hey visiter. How is human abuse less serious than animal abuse, humans are ones advancing our life. - Manowar9

Animal lives matter! - ArcticWolf

Animals should drive, shop, and become president. (The president and driving part would probably be a bad idea.)

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12 Third-World Countries Will Become More Developed

"Third-World" seems to be an outdated term if you ask me. It's better to state "Developing Countries" instead as it describes a country as being willing to improve and better itself, despite hardship, problems and struggles. - CrimsonShark

"Third World" is a term that goes back to the Cold War. These were the countries that, if a war broke out, would remain neutral. Generally, these were poor countries, hence our current usage of the term. - Cyri

I accidently voted this - B1ueNew

13 More Accepting of Different Beliefs

Nobody, not even most Christians, wants to hear the words "Jesus loves you unless you're gay". - shadomatrix

YEAH than we could end war

Nobody knows the true meaning of life but to me personally, I think all religions are equal and we need to stop fighting over which one is the right one.

Just no nutty people - you know flat earth society, creation museum, chick tracts, rapture.

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14 Trump Losses 2020 Election

Even if Trump does lose, is there any viable presidential representation for either Democrats, Republicans and/or third-parties that you can choose from? This statement isn't valid if you don't have an idea who to envision for the next US president.

Also, I think people focus more on hating the current president than thinking who should be the next, to the point where it kind of becomes an afterthought. - CrimsonShark

PLEASE GOD LET IT HAPPEN!

I HOPE SO! THEN THIS NIGHTMARE CAN END! - NickXH

Donald Trump loses the 2020 election but Kanye West doesn't become president its his wife.

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15 Free Health Care

The United States is the only highly developed country not to have universal healthcare, and it's very easy to fix. All we have to do is remove Trump from office, and increase taxes on the rich so they can pay for it. - shadomatrix

Free Healthcare is anything but a good idea. If doctors can't get paid, they would quit their job and very few people would actually want to work as a doctor because they don't get paid - 445956

A lot of people could really use this. Its just that our health Care system will always be inferior to some others - SirSheep

No. You want that? Go to Canada or Europe! - crazycat99

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16 More Intelligent People

YES the answer for solving every problem on the earth!

We really need it too - SirSheep

There is literally graffiti near my house that says 'flat Earth'. I swear, the population has grown 10% dumber in the past two years - MarioBros11

We need them because they could help us with certain things in life like finding the cure for cancer or inventing time travel. Without them we're nothing.

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17 Good Cartoons Coming Back

We already lost the last hopes on cartoon network

If by "coming back" you DON'T mean "given a SJW pandering reboot"

Maybe not...

This is opinionated

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18 Scientists Making Vampires Real

Seriously? Vampires? Vampires do NOT exist and never will. Also, if vampires became real, they would have ended humanity by now (if they aren't effected by religious artifacts, etc since they would NOT be supernatural) by turning them into immortal (if vampires developed immortality) blood-sucking vampires. Vampires should NOT exist. - DinoLover4242

If vampires became real. The end would come because of twilight fans - lemur

Dude, if they make a real life vampire, then would this be the end of the world? - BorisRule

Lmao id like to see them TRY - Nightkillo

Why though? I don't want vampires to become real, that'll and our civilization, killing every people or turning them into vampires. I do NOT want to live forever, with or without a soul (if souls were/are real), as an immortal blood-sucking creature of the night. - DinoLover4242

19 Artificial Intelligence

Reminds me of: Detroit: Become Human. - KoolGuy

Nope just nope. Get AI out of the list. If AI takes over the world, humans will just have to kill themselves because they will not be worth living on this planet anymore.

Did anyone learn anything from Terminator? - SirSheep

Technophobes need to realize that Terminator (1984) and The Matrix are just sci-fi movies, not documentaries.
Sprightly - Sprightly

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20 PETA Shuts Down

Yes since they're evil and killed pets for no reason despite claiming that they don't want animal abuse, so they're hypocrites. The Animal Humane Society should dominate and PETA should permanently close, for the better. - DinoLover4242

If it does,I hope all the people who ran it or join it go to jail for animal abuse,Plus making horrible lies about protecting them when they are killing them. I hope it shuts down on the first day of 2020,Or maybe on my birthday! That would be the best birthday gift society gave me! - DemonSpiritGhostKitten

This needs to happen - Randomator

PETA sounds like a terrorist cult

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21 Less Homophobia

On certain websites you get more hate for being a white, heterosexual man than for being a homosexual.

*Cough* *Cough* Tumblr *Cough* *Cough* - MaxPap

*Cough* *cough* Its flu season, *Cough* *Cough*
Clears throat, "Wait, wha..." - BloodFang

I very much hope so.

please

Hate the sin love the sinner - namesnipe

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22 Alcohol and Drugs get banned

Then people will use them illegally. Plus we'd need to define "drugs" a lot more clearly. - SirSheep

We already tried that it does not work sounds good but this will only increase crime - RawIsgore

Ok maybe not all drugs. Only use the drugs for medical use. Alcohol? I don't know what to say.

Unfortunately, that may NEVER happen. - DinoLover4242

Yeah. Like the time an amendment was made that banned alcohol. That didn't go very well, so a later amendment repealed that amendment. - PhoenixAura81

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23 We Go to Mars

Nah, sounds kinda boring to be honest

Life on Mars? What would that be like? - Misfire

At least plant a flag or something - MarioBros11

People actually went to Mars before but I don't know why it's not showing up on YouTube and the Internet

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24 Fortnite Battle Royale Gets Banned

Okay hear me out. I hate this game, it's annoying when people talk about it, it's repetitive, but this isn't worse than most SERIOUS issues on this list. School shootings, abuse, pedophilia and pollution are all worse. Remember that. - codgtamk34

That game is SO annoying

It is way too addictive

Too overrated. It's literally a mix of Minecraft and Call of Duty. Down with Fortnite! - MarioBros11

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25 Animals raised for milk, eggs and meat are treated better

Plus those that are taste better. For example, beef from a cow on a private ranch verses beef from a huge company. Some of you will get what I mean - SirSheep

Eating their products isn't a problem, how they are treated IS. - RoseWeasley

Yup. - codgtamk34

Animals deserves to be treated better! I HATE animal cruelty! 😠

26 Less Child and Animal Abuse

Video games, cartoons and movies are above this. When will you people learn?

I would like all abuse to be abolished. - DinoLover4242

I agree big time, and I mean in both real life and T.V. - codgtamk34

GET RID OFF ALL ABUSE, CRUELTY AND BOTH CHILDREN AND ANIMALS HAVE THE RIGHT TO BE SAFE!
#NO MORE ABUSE! 💪
#NO MORE CRUELTY! 💪

27 The Loud House Ends in 2020

Jump duck push and shove this is how we show our love - lemur

YES PLEASE! This show has been an abomination since the start! - TheAwesomeBowser

In the Loud House in the Loud House - MarioBros11

28 End of the Alt-Right

Put this in the top 10. The Alt-right is worse than even the alt-left, and that's saying something. Just recently they released a graphic movie "Unplanned" to scare women into becoming anti-abortion activists! - shadomatrix

And alt-left.

29 Oasis Reuniting

Again, just an opinion. - DinoLover4242

30 Death Penalty for Pedophilia

Raping children deserves death penalty. Not a kid and an adult in a relationship.

This is unjust punishment, - namesnipe

31 All Cities Have 100% Renewable Energy

This will take a really long time - SirSheep

Pretty dream - RawIsgore

This would take much longer than a year - Kuro

I wish so humans could no longer pollute the air and global warming caused by humans grind to the halt. - DinoLover4242

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32 Time Travel

Good lord, historians. We would happen if I had to go to travel in one time period or so, I am thinking about the world would used to be like in the past, to stop plotting on the end of the world apocalypse thing

Nobody has ever traveled back to our time so time travel doesn't exist - 445956

Are you sure about that? That's because we haven't invented time travel (yet). - DinoLover4242

DEFIANTLY NOT IN 2020. Not advanced enough technology to create time travel - Nightkillo

If this were possible, it would probably be illegal cause people would use it to go back in time to kill the ancestor of their ex and/or enemy. Id rather this not happen cause I also made lots of mistakes as a kid - codgtamk34

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33 Better Grammar and Spelling

Aren't grammar and spelling taught in schools these days? There are so many grammar and spelling mistakes in almost everything one reads, it's disgraceful!

What nu that's imposidle - Kuro

Please! Grammar and spelling is my biggest pet peeve and it's damn annoying! - Swiftdawn

This gets on my nerves, especially when they ask for likes on Youtube. - CartoonCriticizer

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34 Healthy Food Becomes Less Expensive

Food is so expensive nowadays. - RogerMcBaloney

I agree

Doctors would love this. Less obesity and childhood obesity. Lower prices= healthier people. please put this higher

If healthy food becomes cheaper, more people will eat it, and less people will be fat.

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35 People and Wildlife Live in Peace

Imagine all the people living life in peace! - Misfire

I would love that, so people and wildlife (no matter how big or small) could live together in peace. - DinoLover4242

I know that, but I want many habitats preserved and many larger animals like elephants, rhinos, giraffes, and many others adjusting to city and suburban life, living peacefully alongside humans so we would get to see megafauna everyday and it is better for the environment rather than killing them off, which is bad. We should protect them and let them live in cities and make them more docile and tame over time. - DinoLover4242

PLEASE I'm BEGGING YOU - MarioBros11

36 Saturday Night Live Being Cancelled

Again, opinions. - DinoLover4242

Actually that doesn’t sound all bad - RawIsgore

37 No More Hunting Animals

As much as I love animals, it is good to prevent certain animal species from overpopulating since the decline of apex predators such as wolves (at least in the US). Hunting is a way to do this. Once apex predators rise in population, there wouldn't be much of a huge need for hunting unless if it's a hobby (by the way, James Hetfield, the lead singer/rhythm guitarist of Metallica if you don't know him, is doing a hunting reality show, but it's legal hunting). I just want ILLEGAL hunting to end. It's terrible and most apex predators were illegally hunted anyway. Same with animals that aren't even predators like elephants for their ivory. Hunting illegally and for the wrong reasons is bad. Hunting to control from overpopulating is a good thing. Actually, most hunters are actually animal lovers and respect balance. - PhoenixAura81

You mean like no more hunting endangered animals? YES PLEASE - Nightkillo

I like hunting, but there should be more regulations and limits, yes - SirSheep

I think you misspelled poaching - Randomator

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38 Less Pedophilia

So a video game, which will die out in few years and caused no real harm, is a bigger deal than adults sexually abusing kids!? What site is this!? - MrCoolC

This is below ending a kids cartoon in 2020. Let that sink in. - EllaJoy

Nothing wrong with a child and an adult in a relationship where they both love each other and consent. But it's a different story if the adult is luering in the child and taking advantage of them.

Or none at all!

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39 Russia Stops Interfering The West’s Politics

I know right? They probably made Trump win the 2016 election. - DinoLover4242

No conclusion what do you not understand are you not happy with the answer is it not a good thing? - RawIsgore

To be honest russia is not good enough for the biggest country ever. To much bad guys, and Putin sucks as a presidant - Nightkillo

THERE WAS NO COLLUSION WITH RUSSIA, THE MEULLER PROVE THERE WASN’T WAS NOTHING - Weirdest-thing

40 Stephen Fry as the 14th Doctor

This isn't real. It's just a Doctor Who episode idea. - DinoLover4242

41 All abusers get executed

Abusing is about as bad as murdering somebody.

Execution is an injustice thing (if these people aren't killers and did they not killed anyone/anything). So this could be invalid and bad. - DinoLover4242

The world would be a better place without tgese monsters. No form of abuse whether its verbal, physical, or sexual abuse is okay at all.

42 Less Liberals

Make that less political hostility - SirSheep

And conservatives - shadomatrix

Just the rioting maniacs - RawIsgore

43 Virtual Reality

Virtual Reality is honestly too expensive now for your average Joe, so I hope the prices go down and we'll be experiencing another world.

I know this has happened, but it hasn't become very common yet. I hope it doesn't, otherwise all of our TVs, computers, and tablets would sadly become obsolete. - DinoLover4242

It happends - BorisRule

Duh, Virtual Reality exists before 2020s would arrive, so your argument is invalid - BorisRule

44 People Eat Healthier

We don't wanna get fatter and fatter, and we especially don't wanna kill more animals. We have to eat better so we can stay in shape.

I'm a little chubby, I don't want to get chubbier - MarioBros11

Healthy food is good - ElSherlock

*Cough cough* McDonald's *Cough cough* - MaxPap

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45 Global Warming Ends

Not gonna happen. We've locked ourselves in this. Now its gonna cause an ice age. - MarioBros11

Maybe, It's a possibility. - EDT

Yes, please! - Smash64

This will not happen by itself. It’s great, but it has to be done by people, because it was also caused by people. - Userguy44

46 World Hunger Eradicated

It'd be nice, but sadly I don't think it will happen - MarioBros11

Too ambiguous. - MrCoolC

Sounds good, but this may NEVER happen due to poverty/famine. :( - DinoLover4242

Those bois in the poor countries be like yus. - EDT

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47 Venezuela Becomes A Democracy Again

Why? That country may sadly no longer exist in the next decade due to corruption. - DinoLover4242

48 Less Obsession with the Internet

It's impossible to break this obsession - codgtamk34

Duh...But I personally find it difficult. I try but it's hard to find a good balance between the Internet and the real life. Moreover, I stay in touch with some people from my real life using the Internet... - Metal_Treasure

The Internet has it's pros and cons, it's not perfect in anyway, and I wish people would stop treating it like a flawless thing.

The fact that we are all typing why internet is bad ONTO the internet really says something... LOL - Swiftdawn

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49 No More Limitless Spending of Other People's Money

More opinions. - DinoLover4242

50 End of SJWs

Disgusting freaks - RawIsgore

Yes. Get rid of them - Randomator

Yes please! Social Justice Warriors are some of the most annoying people on the planet. Even as a person who is slightly more left leaning, I can say that these people are the laughingstock of the liberal party. Maybe if they just didn't exist anymore, people would stop automatically associating the left with these idiots. - Absolite

Wanna go SJW hunting? - RoseWeasley

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