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From what I've seen in discussions over the future of humanity, the following options are projected, from worst to best:

  1. Collapse of humanity due to AGI taking over and killing everyone
  2. Collapse of humanity, but some humans remain alive in "The Matrix" or "zoo" of some kind
  3. Collapse due to existing technology like nuclear bombs
  4. Collapse due to climate change or meteor or mega-volcano or alien invasion
  5. Collapse due to exhausting all useful elements and sources of energy
  6. Reversal to pre-20th century levels and stagnation due to combination of 2/3/4
  7. Stagnation at 21
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7Daniel Kokotajlo1y
There are fates worse than 1. Fortunately they aren't particularly likely, but they are scary nonetheless.