All the times that I said that I hoped that global civilizational collapse would begin late enough for me to live out my life expectancy I had hoped that I was just disasturbating. No such luck.
Unfortunately, a 40 year old computer simulation has been tracking reality very closely for the last 40 years. And, it predicts collapse in 2030, 6 years shy of my life expectancy, 16 short of my wife’s.
When will we begin to take the idea that we depend on the biosphere for our very survival seriously? Will we wait until it’s too late? Have we already done so?
We worry about little bullshit issues like the state of the economy. But, the economy is not going to matter much when the biosphere collapses.
Read the details here:
Or, if you believe Smithsonian to be more reliable, try the slightly shorter version here:
In short, we’re toast!