The Crazy Years

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Famous science fiction author Robert Heinlein wrote about the crazy years. This was a period of history in his stories in which technology rapidly advanced while society broke down. In 1941 Heinlein wrote:

Considerable technical advance during this period, accompinied (sic) by a gradual deterioration of mores, orientation and social institutions, terminating in mass psychoses in the sixth decade and the Interregnum. [1] [2]

In his stories, this period covered the late 20th Century and early 21st century. A growing number of people are now regarding this as prescient.

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