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Eran wrote:On the contrary. Humanity has never had it better.
At no point in history have more people enjoyed a higher standard of living, food security, longer and richer lives, access to communication and information, diverse experiences and life choices.
At no point in history (perhaps since the stone age) have humans lived in cleaner environment, with cheaper access to energy and other natural resources.
At no point in history was humanity as well-educated as it is today, nor were the moral standards guiding it as high. Violence at all levels (inter-personal, by small groups all the way to wars, as well as violence against women, children, minorities and animals) is at a historic low.
What's the big deal if we go extinct?
Libertarianism terrifies me. Do you genuinely not see the big deal or where you just trolling? Can you not understand someone having the desire to see humanity manage another few thousand years (at least)?
Godstud wrote:Humanity will never become extinct unless the earth becomes a totally uninhabitable ball that is incapable of supporting any life. Man is too adaptable. Denying that seems like a very silly thing, to me.
I think mankind is heading for desperate times
Godstud wrote:Humans are not going to be limited to our own solar system forever, SS. As soon as we branch out to other worlds, our extinction chances drop dramatically, almost to 0. I do not see extinction as an inevitability. I see it as a preventable thing.
SecretSquirrel wrote:I clearly wrote "universe," godstud
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