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TL;DR – An existential threat is the potential of an occasion or collection of of occasions that would drastically curtail humanity’s potential. A hypothetical international disaster could possibly be anthropogenic or non-anthropogenic and inside or exterior in nature. The adoption of Bitcoin will higher place us to deal with these dangers as a society. 

External Non-anthropogenic

A catastrophic collision with an astronomical object, similar to an asteroid impression can be an exterior non-anthropogenic threat. This has already occurred right here a number of occasions. During the Permian Triassic interval (ending 250 million years in the past) an astronomical impression killed 90 % of the species on Earth. It took tens of hundreds of thousands of years for all times on Earth to repopulate and Earth’s intelligence potential to recuperate.

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