Discussion in 'The Senate Floor' started by GreenWrinklyYoda, Jul 3, 2002.
What do you think will happen that will destroy mankind?
The stupidity of many people.
Things that COULD destroy mankind:
Out of control killer virus
Black whole happens through the slar system and disrupts the orbit of the Earth(or even fling it out of the solar system)
Millions of years from now we will pass through a spiral arm which can increase the chance of impacts(By then we should easily be able to deflect them).
In 5 billion years the sun will swell and consume the Earth.
Contact with an alien species that is not benevolent and gets rid of us.
I honestly don't think any of these will happen,but they are possibilities.
Oh, c'mon. Don't flame me. Look what it's done for us so far!
That, or cockroaches. We'll be defeated by roaches. We are their only rival in the bid for world/nature domination.
I think it will be either a nuclear war (unlikely, hopefully) or the sun dying out in billions of years.
Once we can create self sustaining colonies off Earth, our survival chances become greater. If far in the future we can develope interstellar drives (doesn't have to be FTL) then we can also avoid a pass throught he spiral arm and the Sun's expansion.
Now we are talking billions of years for this to happen, it is possible todo whats called Star Lifting in which we pull off some of the Sun's mass which would stall the eventuall expansion.
It will die one day no matter what we do and we will have to leave, but we have a few hundred million years until we have to worry.
The designated hitter. That will be the end of humanity.
We'll either go out in a big bang or die with a whimper.
There that pretty much sums up all the possibilities.
If aliens invade, all we have to do is employ Will Smith to kick alien butt! (His son thinks that is his job, seriously!)
episode 3 will end then well all comit suicide
This is a good question. I think that there will either be:
ice age(not probable)
meteor(ite) (if anythingis left of the object after it hits)
or something along these lines.
If humans spread out across the galaxy/universe, then we would no longer have to worry about a single event wiping out the human race.
I'm quite sure it would be by our own doing.
However I wouldn't discount some outside event.
In any case the US is safe. We have lots of lawyers to sue the aliens for wrongfull death and/or the environmentalist might actually start sticking up for the humans and also try to sue the alians for tring to wipe put an endagered speicies
**recalls the funny spoof of MS vs. The Borg**
The day we take stupid warning labels off of things, is the day we all die.
I swear there's a warning label on missles that says 'aim away from face, use in open areas, not for ages 3 and under.'
thats funny, in a sad sort of way. lol
Well, most likely, we will all be dead anyways, so I don't think we have to worry about it.
People being too picky and political correctness.
I'm surprised no one brought up global warming which would lead to the flooding of the earth.
You guys don't think that will happen?
Yes Global warming will help as well as the Liberal running of the mouth will help use up all the power on earth.
Just kidding but it could happen with the global warming.
The magnetic fields of the earth changing or disappearing altogether, allowing huge amounts of radiation inside the atmosphere.
There are two main theories about this: One, that the earth's core is Iron and Nickel, and this won't happpen for 4 billion years. Or, the core is a giant nuclear reator, so to speak, and we have 2 billion years until this catastrophe.
With so much crap taht could and probably will happen to us, why the hell don't more people see the value of space travel and colonization?
We're like new coke, no, like jazz music.
We'll be around forever!
I'd say the sun fizzling out. Or them roaches. They're building a clone army, I tells ya!
Bush being elected for a second term.
on a more serious not,there are so many things that could happen,who knows ?
I personally think bad politics will see off the human race.At what time,i don't know !!!
Nuclear war, meteor, aliens, plague or just plain old stupidity.
Did you know in case of a nuclear war that killed everything on earth, cockroacjes would still be alive.
Man some of you guys are so depressing. You are like humanty is stupid and therefore we are going to kill ourselves. One thing that gives me hope is that we have not yet! Every day we dont off ourselves is a day to be proud to be human.
Also, would a nuclear war or global warming kill off all humans? Wouldnt some survive? Some of the theories given fall into that catagory actually.
Not so much the Nuclear War, but the Nuclear winter that would follow.
It's a scary thought when you think about it, our lives are in the hands of politicians
Some people really think of alien invasion? My my, Hollywood has worked well, didn't it?
I think an asteroid/comet impact has the greatest chance, not to mention environmental problems such as greenhowse effect and destruction of ecosystems.