The Precipice: Existential Risk and the Future of Humanity by Toby Ord

The Precipice: Existential Risk and the Future of Humanity

Toby Ord

nonfiction philosophy politics science challenging informative reflective slow-paced

480 pages | first published 2020

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If all goes well, human history is just beginning. Our species could survive for billions of years - enough time to end disease, poverty, and injustice, and to flourish in ways unimaginable today. But this vast future is at risk. With the advent o...
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