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End Times

Is This the End?

As the clock ticks toward the end times, it’s easy to lose faith in humanity’s ability to endure. But we can’t give up.

Illustration: Jon Han

Asteroids, supervolcanoes, nuclear war, climate change, engineered viruses, artificial intelligence, and even aliens — the end may be closer than you think. This is the last in a series of essays




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Bryan Walsh

Bryan Walsh

Journalist, author, dad. Former TIME magazine editor and foreign correspondent. Author of END TIMES, a book about existential risk and the end of the world.

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