Stuff You Should Know
Stuff You Should Know
How Existential Risks Work
1 hour Posted Apr 28, 2020 at 2:00 am.
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An existential risk is a special kind of threat that are different from other types of risks in that if one of them ever befalls us, it would spell the permanent end of humanity. It just so happens we seem to be headed for just such a kind of catastrophe.

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