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Realistic reasons why I believe humanity will make it into the next millennium

Realistic reasons why I believe humanity will make it into the next millennium

Whether you are a Norwegian fisherman, an Austrian dairy farmer, a US postman, a German engineer, a Swiss banker, a Chinese software engineer, a native Australian shaman, or the mother of two children in Cape Town, it matters not. You all essentially want the same. You want to live in peace and you want for your loved ones to prosper and live a life in peace. We all want to live in conditions in which we can thrive and pursue our own idea of happiness.

Those who know me, know that I am an outspoken fan of science fiction and science in general, it used to be a problem when choosing a film to watch on a rainy evening with my ex. The idea of travelling to other worlds and exploring outer space, the chance to encounter (arguably) most likely intelligent, non violent extraterrestrial life forms, fills me with euphoria, hope and a sense of adventure.
That being said, I try to implement rational thinking and logic in all of my every day and long term decision making. So here is how I consider this issue, thinking rationally...