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Will YOUR daily habits be obsolete in 40 years? Moms predict what’s going to be ‘favored’ in the future – from single-use plastics to eating meat, surrogacy and social media

  • A mother started an interesting discussion on the British parenting forum Mumsnet
  • She asked what things people believe will be frowned upon in 30-40 years
  • She used the driving ban as an example and shared a news item from 1967
  • Some said packaging, alcohol and eating meat could be a thing of the past

Food packaging, alcohol, eating meat and surrogacy are things of the past according to British mothers.

Commentators on the forum mumsnet have shared the day-to-day practices that are part of life that they believe will “be frowned upon in 30-40 years.”

The conversation started when a woman used the example of the drink-driving ban and shared a news story from 1967 before it became illegal.

She said: ‘This video is a great example of how attitudes change. We seem to be going from dumb to dumb all the time.”

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People on the parenting forum Mumsnet share the things they think will be frowned upon in 30-40 years

People on the parenting forum Mumsnet share the things they think will be frowned upon in 30-40 years

In the clip, people seemed unfazed by the dangers of drink-driving, with one person saying the ban would be “devilish” because it doesn’t take into account “the pedestrian who has had too much to drink” who says he could “cause an accident.” ‘. †

The original poster continued: ‘Another example is passive smoking. It’s obviously stupid and awful to think we were just smoking freely indoors, thinking it was fine to inhale smoke.

“Fossil fuel cars will probably be next, as are cars idling outside of schools, but I wonder what else will surprise us in the future.”

Commentators agreed to share their own predictions, with habits that harm the environment high on the list.

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Many people were preoccupied with their own predictions of what we now take for granted and which will soon be frowned upon in the future

Many people were preoccupied with their own predictions of what we now take for granted and which will soon be frowned upon in the future

One mother wrote: ‘We know at this point that single-use plastics, fossil fuels and agriculture are bad, but we don’t have the money or the slowness to do anything about it (similar to second-hand smoke, drink-driving).

“It won’t happen until we HAVE to do something for it to happen, and then 40 years from now people will look back and think our generation was crazy.”

Another said: ‘Hopefully single use drinking bottles, general packaging, all processed foods?’

Someone else wrote: ‘Eat meat. Flying long distance. Have more than two to three children.’

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While many think that the environment will have a huge impact on societal norms and fossil fuels will be a thing of the past

While many think that the environment will have a huge impact on societal norms and fossil fuels will be a thing of the past

While another predicted: ‘Fast fashion, having plastic bags full of clothes delivered to our door, but most of it ends up in the landfill a few weeks later.’

A mom admitted she thinks ‘we look at alcohol’ the same way we look at smoking now, while someone predicted

Another commenter even wrote that she thinks pets will be a thing of the past, saying, “Having hamsters and rabbits in cages as pets.”

One mother mentioned the impact of social media on mental health and suggested that society would be better off in an age without the internet.

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One mother mentioned the impact of social media on mental health and suggested that society would be better off in an age without the internet

One mother mentioned the impact of social media on mental health and suggested that society would be better off in an age without the internet

‘Social media. At first it looked like something great, but it went downhill fast.

“I think 30-40 years from now people will be shocked at its impact on mental health and how light-hearted we were about it — especially when it comes to teens.”

Another poster agreed: ‘I’m wondering – and I’m saying this while on my phone while my kids have breakfast – if it will be our addiction to our phones, especially in front of children and giving them to young children. to give children.’

Another poster said: ‘I think in the coming decades we will learn a lot about emotional abuse/neglect in childhood and realize how widespread it is.’

A fellow commentator disagreed with gambling, saying: ‘The explosion of online betting and the easing of laws in recent years has created a huge problem.

“It should be regulated much more strictly and advertising should be banned.

“The clever marketing used by the mega-gaming companies to make it seem like a fun lifestyle choice while targeting vulnerable users needs to be addressed.

“So much damage is being done right now and at some point society as a whole will turn against the industry.”

As a woman made a valid point on the gambling issue and predicted that society will soon turn its back on the industry

As a woman made a valid point on the gambling issue and predicted that society will soon turn its back on the industry

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