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The intellectual instability of our species

Supposing that our species is collectively Insufficiently intelligent (or intellectually stable enough) to now protect our ecosphere. Correspondingly, this situation risks our survival, at least, as we are now constituted.
Central questions these implications give rise to then are:
What are the fundamental causes of this inadequacy?
Can we then attempt to sponsor a Worst Case Scenario solution, such as work towards the highest possible assurance of surviving seed populations to evolve some successor human species more fit to steward a healthy natural world?

At least twice, science indicates, our sspecies has passed through bottlenecks of ten thousand or so people. during the last 800 centuries.

The Gotterdammerung I hypothesize is now surely upon us, I claim. We are going to, willy-nilly, establish sanctuary alcoves all over the world (hopefully well-designed ones) for a long period of climate catastrophe. My topic begins with our evolution within whatever we are stuck with for coming centuries of inhospitable climate.

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    Gail . 50+

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    Jan 13 2013: I wouldn't go so far as to say that we, as a species, are intellectually unstable. I would go so far as to say that we are unstable. We have decent levels of IQ, but we are sorely lacking in EQ. This makes it quite impossible to utilize even the hightest of IQs. This makes us unstable (insane).
    • Jan 15 2013: I think you couldn-n't be more wrong. There are many humans who are predominantly sane, if not eternally so. Some show us, their descendants, no particlyar flaws, others only slight or non-malign ones. I think being universally elements of various identifiable groups we are intellectually captivated, but not all groups qualify as "nuts", as far as I'm concerned.
      I wouldn't make that same claim about the ones in charge all over.

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