A woman in Sydney, Australia, was in the process of renovating her home when she found a time capsule containing letter by a man named Greg Wilkinson in 1995.
The letter began, “Hello whoever you are. This letter was put into this stud wall on Easter Saturday, 15th April, 1995. It is p**sing down and so a good day to be renovating.” So, he’s off to a prophetic start, clearly.
“I thought before a [sic] finished the last room in this house I would leave a ‘time capsule’ with the understanding that this wall would not be opened for 50-80 years unless developers get hold of the street of houses and demolish the lot before then,” the letter continued.
Then he starts making predictions. Despite the fact that it wouldn’t be another 6 years until the September 11th attacks, Wilkinson saw radical Islam for the threat it was earlier than most Americans. “Islam will become the next ideological problem sparking an equal and opposite reaction plunging large parts of the globe in a ridiculous ‘holy war,’” Wilkinson wrote. “Factions within either doctrine will also suffer this holier than thou attitude and this war will go on for a very long time.”
He also predicts that China will join the ranks of America as an economic superpower, and that the two of us will be major trade partners.
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After the letter was discovered and began circulating Facebook, Wilkinson, now 61-years-old, said to the Sydney Morning Herald, “Who would have thought back then that [Facebook] was how [the letter] would be exposed. At first, when I saw the letter up on Facebook I felt a little violated. … Then having thought about it and with the predictions it really highlighted the progress of the internet in 22 years and, without it, how would they ever have found me?”
Crazy stuff. I’m curious to hear what he thinks the world will be like in another two decades.
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