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Why an Existential Risk Expert Finds Hope in Humanity’s Certain Doom

But we need to get our act together

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Every year since 2016, a group of students at Princeton University have hosted a conference called “Envision.” The 2019 conference included speakers like Susan Schneider, Anders Sandberg, Ruha Benjamin, Aubrey de Grey, Michele Reilly, and Francesca Ferrando. I gave one of the opening talks

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Phil Torres

Phil Torres

I study all things human extinction: its nature and causes, its ethical implications, & the history of the idea. Philosopher, but MS in Neuroscience.

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