Will.Whim

A weblog by Will Fitzgerald

In the future, everyone will wear bike helmets

One of my wackier predictions is that in the future, everyone will wear bike helmets. Obviously, not like current bulky bike helmets, but just as today it is almost unthinkable for someone to ride a bike without a helmet (at least for some people), I have been claiming that someday it will be almost unthinkable for to go outside without some kind of protection against impacts.

Well, it looks like my wacky dream may be coming true!

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One response to “In the future, everyone will wear bike helmets

  1. Natalia October 10, 2007 at 12:40 am

    I recently asked my amazing hippie ceramics teacher whether a bowl was food-safe. There were some pits in the glaze that could harbor bacteria. He gave me this impatient look and said, “You know, worrying about something as little as that…that’s getting really American.”

    I took this to mean that only under ridiculously privileged circumstances can one look at three or four tiny pits in the glaze of a stoneware bowl and think, “danger!” Which, in fact, is true.

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