Ok guys, this is big! If you are into statistics, this may make a little bit of sense to you. Back in the 1980s a guy named Gott game up with a theory called the doomsday argument.

Basically, it says that there is a maximum human population of time. Over the course of humanity, 1.2 trillion people will be born. Currently, we are around 60 billion. Accounting for an eventual stabilized maximum world population and lifespan, Gott created a probabilistic curve based on this and a formula he developed. His results show that there is a 95% chance of human extinction within the next 9120 years. There is a 5% chance that there will still be some humans left after that time.

Here’s a cool Wikipedia page about it that can explain his math as well as other’s opinions and rebuttles!

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doomsday_argument

What do you think?

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