2011 – How Did We Get Here? Where Are We Going?

2011 – How Did We Get Here? Where Are We Going?

Did you know that 74,000 years ago, Mankind was nearly wiped out due to the eruption of a super volcano? In fact, Life on the entire planet has been threatened with 5 major extinctions by climactic changes, asteroid falls, volcanic eruptions and gamma ray bursts, yet here we are.

Here’s a cool video showing what happened.

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As I mentioned a few days ago, Mankind’s biggest challenges are directly ahead of us. It may all be over in the next few decades if we don’t   get it right.

However, what lies ahead if we do? What is the future going to look like? One set of futurists believe that we are in the 4th epoch of evolution. They believe that the next epoch, the 5th, is a merging of man and machine called the Singularity.

This set of videos from the BBC, outlines the coming of Human 2.0.

Human 2.0

As I’ve mentioned before, I don’t trust every prediction I see, but it’s becoming obvious that we have a tricky road ahead. I hope we don’t end up on the Information Highway to Hell.

4 thoughts on “2011 – How Did We Get Here? Where Are We Going?”

  1. Really interesting… the videos you are sharing are awesome. The merging of man and machine is so amazing, but I do believe it might happen in the future.

  2. I call it algeronism. Our intelligence accelrated through technology we become one. That’s web 3.0. I don’t even remember my sisters phone number because all I do is speak her name + either mobile or home and my smartsphone just dials it.

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