Human Extinction Mechanisms

While there are many ways humans could become extinct, the vast majority of those are either extremely unlikely and/or beyond our control. For example, a massive asteroid impact may trigger mass starvation but some people will survive thanks to technology. There's nothing we can do if a black hole comes our way (and it's extremely unlikely anyway).

The probability of human extinction in the current generation due to natural causes is practically zero.
The probability of human extinction in the current generation due to man made causes is very high.

Thus, the focus is on emerging manmade technologies which will clearly present a human extinction threat, namely:

Each of these is discussed in separate sections. Please just click on one of the links above.    SiteMap > Extinction Mechanisms

Additional, children pages of this current parent page:

Extinction Mechanisms :
  Artificial Intelligence
    Military Robotics, Drones
    Cyborg Anthropology

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This website is about
realistic human extinction
threats in our generation,
mainly genetics,
biotechnology, and
It also discusses the
realities of Artificial
General Intelligence
by computer advances
in 20-30 years, the
so-called Singularity.