Re: Human extinction

From: Russell Wallace (
Date: Mon Jan 16 2006 - 10:29:52 MST

On 1/16/06, Keith Henson <> wrote:
> I think there is a good chance for a (possibly deathless) human population
> crash to 1% or less in the next 50 years.

And I thought I was a pessimist :) The birth rate crash is looking bad, but
I still don't see 99% die-off in that short a time; what do you see as the
cause of this?

In an environment where the pull of whatever had cause the crash still
> existed, how would you keep up a human (meat body in the physical world)
> population of even 60 million if a remnant human population was seen to be
> desirable? (Like saving the ferrets from extinction but worse.)

Depends on what caused the crash in the first place.

- Russell

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