Homebodies will also enjoy greater protection from new strains of viruses and antibiotic-resistant bacteria, which will be more readily caught and transmitted by people who travel abroad and socialize a lot.
As couch potato culture takes root, “restless life syndrome” will be recognized as a mental disorder. People with this illness will be given medication and genetic counseling to discourage them from passing their deviant “go places and do things” trait to future generations.
Carbon dioxide levels will fall as airplanes and vehicles lay idle.
Eventually, humans will evolve into superior “spudniks” who will peacefully coexist with each other and the environment.