One Hundred Thirty

It is not outside the realm of possibility that a mass extinction, like that of the dinosaur, will claim humanity in the foreseeable future. Should that occur, I suspect a new form of “intelligent” life will evolve to recapture the place that mankind—out of arrogant misuse of available resources—relinquished.

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1 Response to One Hundred Thirty

  1. jserolf says:

    On this ball, we are the “intelligent life,” or at least by comparison to other creatures. Even apes can’t be expected to do more than mumble a trained syllable.

    I suppose, we could “mass extinct.” Maybe through our overt use of antibiotics? Maybe flooding coasts, or some uncontrollable famine? Admittedly, I have sinful thoughts of eugenics.

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