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13 Jun 2019, 5:43 pm

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Does anyone know how long humans will be on Earth?


No, and anyone who claims they know is a f*****g liar.


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13 Jun 2019, 5:49 pm

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Does anyone know how long humans will be on Earth?


No, and anyone who claims they know is a f*****g liar.


https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Future_of_Earth

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13 Jun 2019, 6:35 pm

We are Homo sapiens.

Neanderthals, at present, are classified as Homo neanderthalensis----though there was a time when they were considered Homo sapiens, and bore the subspecies neanderthalensis. They emerged approximately 150,000 years ago. They are considered the most cold-adapted species/subspecies of Homo.

Then you have:

Homo heidelbergensis, which emerged about 500,000 years ago or so.

Homo erectus
Homo ergaster
Homo habilis.

Habilis was first---about 2 to 2.5 million years ago. Erectus and ergaster emerged probably from 1.5 to 2 million years ago.



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13 Jun 2019, 6:47 pm

I genuinely doubt that humans will go extinct within any of our lifetimes. I'd say that it's pretty much impossible to predict how long Homo sapiens will last as a species. A nuclear war between superpowers would likely do a pretty good job at wiping us out, but that's unlikely to ever happen due to good ol' MAD.



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13 Jun 2019, 7:04 pm

TheRevengeofTW1ZTY wrote:
funeralxempire wrote:
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Does anyone know how long humans will be on Earth?


No, and anyone who claims they know is a f*****g liar.


https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Future_of_Earth

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Non-specific speculation. I'll stand by my point, they're able to discuss likelihoods and inevitability, but not specifics. If they promise specifics, (like say, 4 more generations, or 3400 more years, or 'when the Jade Monkey is recovered' or whatever) they'll be lying.


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13 Jun 2019, 7:15 pm

funeralxempire wrote:
TheRevengeofTW1ZTY wrote:
funeralxempire wrote:
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Does anyone know how long humans will be on Earth?


No, and anyone who claims they know is a f*****g liar.


https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Future_of_Earth

Scientific Fact


Non-specific speculation. I'll stand by my point, they're able to discuss likelihoods and inevitability, but not specifics. If they promise specifics, (like say, 4 more generations, or 3400 more years, or 'when the Jade Monkey is recovered' or whatever) they'll be lying.


I agree with the last part, but fact is we are a doomed species living on a doomed planet. So many things out there can destroy us forever. :skull:


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13 Jun 2019, 8:26 pm

kraftiekortie wrote:
We are Homo sapiens.

Neanderthals, at present, are classified as Homo neanderthalensis----though there was a time when they were considered Homo sapiens, and bore the subspecies neanderthalensis. They emerged approximately 150,000 years ago. They are considered the most cold-adapted species/subspecies of Homo.

Then you have:

Homo heidelbergensis, which emerged about 500,000 years ago or so.

Homo erectus
Homo ergaster
Homo habilis.

Habilis was first---about 2 to 2.5 million years ago. Erectus and ergaster emerged probably from 1.5 to 2 million years ago.


I beg to differ.
We autists are: Homo Novus,
According to Sheldon Lee Cooper. :mrgreen:

https://youtu.be/FMx-EGI3vi8?t=49

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I genuinely doubt that humans will go extinct within any of our lifetimes. I'd say that it's pretty much impossible to predict how long Homo sapiens will last as a species. A nuclear war between superpowers would likely do a pretty good job at wiping us out, but that's unlikely to ever happen due to good ol' MAD.


Hmmm. <ponder>
A planet-killing meteor? :scratch:
I think we would have to chalk that one up to god cleaning up the mess he has created and pretending it never happened. :twisted:

Fat chance of that.
Julian Assange will probably release the stuff-up on the WikiLeaks website. :mrgreen:


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13 Jun 2019, 8:51 pm

How can anybody determine how long humans will be around?

If somebody can do that----then that somebody would be God.....because no mortal can do that.

It's (obviously) an impossibility.



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13 Jun 2019, 9:05 pm

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How can anybody determine how long humans will be around?


Didn't Al Gore try?
And succeed?
In making a financial motza through "global warming" alarmism? :mrgreen:


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13 Jun 2019, 9:10 pm

kraftiekortie wrote:
How can anybody determine how long humans will be around?

If somebody can do that----then that somebody would be God.....because no mortal can do that.

It's (obviously) an impossibility.


I AM the prophet! The seer! The oracle! Here is what I see:

A slain eagle with a bullet peircing the left wing and an arrow peircing the right wing.

Two bears: a brown bear and a panda, tearing away at the eagle's bloody carcass

A blue dragon rising from the west and a red dragon rising from the east

The Pacifists fighting The Passionate

Fire and blood raining from the sky

A golden winged goddess of victory holding her lit torch to the sun to judge the outcome of battle

:star: :star: :star: :star: :star:

:skull: :study: :skull:


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13 Jun 2019, 9:14 pm

TheRevengeofTW1ZTY wrote:
kraftiekortie wrote:
How can anybody determine how long humans will be around?

If somebody can do that----then that somebody would be God.....because no mortal can do that.

It's (obviously) an impossibility.


I AM the prophet! The seer! The oracle! Here is what I see:

A slain eagle with a bullet peircing the left wing and an arrow peircing the right wing.

Two bears: a brown bear and a panda, tearing away at the eagle's bloody carcass

A blue dragon rising from the west and a red dragon rising from the east

The Pacifists fighting The Passionate

Fire and blood raining from the sky

A golden winged goddess of victory holding her lit torch to the sun to judge the outcome of battle

:star: :star: :star: :star: :star:

:skull: :study: :skull:


<to a passing waitress>
I'll have whatever the f**k he had! 8O


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Truth may be inconvenient but it is never politically incorrect...The Oracle of Truth has spoken...8) I'm a rationalist...Deal with it...:mrgreen:


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13 Jun 2019, 9:19 pm

Pepe wrote:
TheRevengeofTW1ZTY wrote:
kraftiekortie wrote:
How can anybody determine how long humans will be around?

If somebody can do that----then that somebody would be God.....because no mortal can do that.

It's (obviously) an impossibility.


I AM the prophet! The seer! The oracle! Here is what I see:

A slain eagle with a bullet peircing the left wing and an arrow peircing the right wing.

Two bears: a brown bear and a panda, tearing away at the eagle's bloody carcass

A blue dragon rising from the west and a red dragon rising from the east

The Pacifists fighting The Passionate

Fire and blood raining from the sky

A golden winged goddess of victory holding her lit torch to the sun to judge the outcome of battle

:star: :star: :star: :star: :star:

:skull: :study: :skull:


<to a passing waitress>
I'll have whatever the f**k he had! 8O


Hmm... is today placebo pill day? :chin:


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14 Jun 2019, 6:16 am

Pepe wrote:
TheRevengeofTW1ZTY wrote:
kraftiekortie wrote:
How can anybody determine how long humans will be around?

If somebody can do that----then that somebody would be God.....because no mortal can do that.

It's (obviously) an impossibility.


I AM the prophet! The seer! The oracle! Here is what I see:

A slain eagle with a bullet peircing the left wing and an arrow peircing the right wing.

Two bears: a brown bear and a panda, tearing away at the eagle's bloody carcass

A blue dragon rising from the west and a red dragon rising from the east

The Pacifists fighting The Passionate

Fire and blood raining from the sky

A golden winged goddess of victory holding her lit torch to the sun to judge the outcome of battle

:star: :star: :star: :star: :star:

:skull: :study: :skull:


<to a passing waitress>
I'll have whatever the f**k he had! 8O


Yeah. I want whatever he's smokin'! :lol:



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14 Jun 2019, 6:19 am

naturalplastic wrote:
Pepe wrote:
TheRevengeofTW1ZTY wrote:
kraftiekortie wrote:
How can anybody determine how long humans will be around?

If somebody can do that----then that somebody would be God.....because no mortal can do that.

It's (obviously) an impossibility.


I AM the prophet! The seer! The oracle! Here is what I see:

A slain eagle with a bullet peircing the left wing and an arrow peircing the right wing.

Two bears: a brown bear and a panda, tearing away at the eagle's bloody carcass

A blue dragon rising from the west and a red dragon rising from the east

The Pacifists fighting The Passionate

Fire and blood raining from the sky

A golden winged goddess of victory holding her lit torch to the sun to judge the outcome of battle

:star: :star: :star: :star: :star:

:skull: :study: :skull:


<to a passing waitress>
I'll have whatever the f**k he had! 8O


Yeah. I want whatever he's smokin'! :lol:


Smoked sausage anyone? :pig:


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14 Jun 2019, 2:14 pm

The sun has 5 billion years left in it, so humans will either be destroyed or have to leave earth by then.

We could start a nuclear war and be wiped out in 50 years or we could survive for hundreds of thousands, millions, or even hundreds of millions of years.

I'll bet on human ingenuity to adapt to change and survive most (not all) potential catastrophe's.


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