And yet, in that world, scientific breakthroughs happened.
Technical breakthroughs in the future will come very rapidly, each one used to increase quality and lower costs in order to compete in an ever more competitive marketplace.
If the whole world had only ten thousand people, how many breakthroughs would you expect?
We will learn to grow more crops in more places, and make great breakthroughs relating to our seeds and our systems.
Or astounding technological breakthroughs that have no precedent in reality.