Aladdin wrote:"Only God Knows"
Area Man wrote: I'll take it now and pay it back if it don't happen.
stephentyrone wrote:Area Man wrote: I'll take it now and pay it back if it don't happen.
With interest, payable by your heirs to those of whomever takes the bet?
lu6cifer wrote:"Derive" in place of "differentiate" is even worse.
doogly wrote:I'm partial to "throw some d's on that bitch."
Area Man wrote:I'd like to place a $million bet on < 1001 years, but it depends on what exactly you mean by humanity; can we evolve into genetically-incompatible supermen? can a meteor send us back to the stone-age? I though we were overdue for mass extinction.
Aladdin wrote:Everyone has his own thinking . It all rely on Religion -- Bibbe I think describes , Qura'an describes for muslims & I surely believe what Qura'an says( What God said ).
notzeb wrote:Aladdin just failed the Turing Test!
Forum bots are advancing at an incredible rate these days... still not sure how they could have made one this advanced.
On topic: humanity can't be wiped out before I die. And I'm living forever. I'll figure out a way to reverse entropy within the next trillion years, too, so you don't have to worry about a heat death.
- The Scope Of Religious WarsEvanED wrote:Originally I think it was intended for just computer related stuff -- editors, IDEs, the like. Later some people posted some other traditional (nerd) holy wars, like Star Trek vs Star Wars. From there it sort of expanded more and more... Zerg vs Borg, video game villains, etc. Now we've got Hawking vs Higgs.
Aladdin wrote:phillipsjk wrote:Question :If you look at the picture what culture or what country would you think I belong to ?
bboylobo wrote:i think we will be in for a rude awakening on december 21st 2012. There is going to be a lot of crap happening up until then. i cant wait really. The look of "WTF mate" on many jesus freaks' face will be awsome
Aladdin wrote:OOPMan wrote:Aladdin wrote:phillipsjk wrote:Question :If you look at the picture what culture or what country would you think I belong to ?
Er, hard to say. You look mostly caucasian, but with a slightly near eastern look. So, somewhere in the near east?
I'm a pure muslim person .
lu6cifer wrote:Spoiler:Aliens in the form of Satan will come to our world, collect our children for integration with the Overmind, thus halting the proliferation of our species
Kaeyn wrote:It's gonna take a lot more than words to end the world.
sje46 wrote:Humans are adaptive, like all animals. We will survive an all-out nuclear war and plagues and famines, and global warming, especially with our technology and shelters etc. Pretty much the only thing that will really destroy us completely is something that will destroy pretty much all life. A comet, or our planet suddenly jumps a few million miles closer to the sun. If war kills all but .01% of humanity, we can probably survive that as a species with our technology and inventiveness.
We could also evolve into much less intelligent creatures, although I doubt that will happen. That is our niche, our intelligence. I don't see how evolution will select for dumber humans, but I guess you really can't know.
So, I would say a few million years, at least.
Kaeyn wrote:I bear a strong belief that anyone who believes that the world will end within the next few years (or millenia, even) either doesn't know what they're talking about or is very strange. The many theories that have come up about the end of the world either cannot present any believable evidence behind them or have just been so-called prophets shrieking "The End Is Nigh" to the sky.
We aren't all that different than neanderthals in the BEST of times, and look what happened to them.
If we don't learn to keep our nuclear weapons in our pants I think the universe will find intelligence is a disadvantageous adaptation.
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