Cosmos

What is the Doomsday Argument?

The Copernican Principle asserts that humans are not special, that we should expect to find ourselves in an ordinary place or position. But if humanity continues for billions of years, we today would find ourselves extraordinarily early in human history. Therefore, the Doomsday Argument predicts that the human species will not continue for very much longer.

 

What is the Doomsday Argument?

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