pseudonominom t1_ixq94y9 wrote

Imagine a doctor telling you that you’ve got 6 weeks to live.

Then you live two months.

“Cancer schmancer! I knew I didn’t have a deadly, life-ending, murderous cancer.

Sorry that scientists can’t give the certainty that you’d be more comfortable with.


pseudonominom t1_ixq8rxu wrote

Yes, it resulted in mass extinctions, then, too.

This time it’s happening at 10x the pace.

Humans only live ~70 years, so we’re not too good at seeing ourselves boiled in the pot.