It seems unavoidable, most do not hope for mass deaths to save us.
Various types of people will either welcome ( particularly as a means of punishing peoples they disapprove of ) or deplore the following ineluctable changes, but we are continuously assured by those who benefit from change, that change is both inevitable and always good, and that only stupid wicked cowards fear change.
These changes will not apply to those most valuable to society, whose worth is proven by their present consumption.
People will live in smaller and smaller quarters, perhaps having to share space with other persons. Spaciousness will be denounced as much as individuality as being greedy self-assertion.
Personal possessions will be limited to ever smaller effects: people will be assured that the life of the mind is of more importance and that they should find all they want in imaginary worlds in computer simulation.
Spirituality ---- as dictated by mass religion and one’s mass community ---- will become paramount,
Personal travel and transport will be of the past: there won’t be room for 90 million cars with drivers in, say Italy or Britain. Work, such as there is will be done at home or in factories/offices with dormitories attached as with many of China’s present-day factories ( hopefully of higher standards ).
War, even local war, will be practically unthinkable. Most people just will not have possessions others want ( although they will just take them if they need them for survival ).
Mass entertainment will be as vital as religion. Not only to assuage the masses but to mould them and provide firm moral values. America has an advantage here since it is based on entertainment.
Education will be fostered and lauded to it’s furthest extent ( as much as it empowers those in charge ). Art in the traditional sense, and History will be denigrated as arrogant and divisive, and therefore lost down the memory-hole.
All forms of sexual experimentation will be encouraged to satisfy and quiet the masses; traditional moralities will disappear to be replaced by community expectations. Hate speech and discrimination will become things of the past since no-one wants to rock the boat. Justice and punishment will be local and community based according to local moralities.
Democracy, in it’s most vital local sense will become paramount: big government and the help afforded by big government will vanish, seen only through it’s policing and paramilitary functions, replaced by local initiative and complete control by the local people in group. They will be led by those who can argue best in local council; those who are strongest and forceful; and those to whom most people owe most.