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Steven Meglitsch

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Will there still be humans on this planet a million years from now?

I keep mulling around in my mind the question of whether or not the human species is evolutionarily viable on the long term. There seem to be a lot of pros and cons, but to me it looks as though the jury is still out.

The secondary questions are:
1. If we are still here in a million years, what will be different about us? What parameters will permit us to succeed.
2. If not, what will lead to our downfall, and what parameters in the human species will have hindered our continued survival?

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    Nov 28 2012: It is very hard to predict future. No body can process enough variables to predict an answer.
    Almost all possibilities are mentioned by other posters.
    Although I believe we shall rise again and shall answer for our actions to The Creator.

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