The doomsday argument is the argument that the human species will soon go extinct, because otherwise the present generation of humans will be among the first to ever live, which is antecedently very improbable.


Bostrom, Nick (2008) The doomsday argument, Think, vol. 6, pp. 23–28.

Bostrom, Nick (2016) What is the doomsday argument?, Closer to Truth, October 3....

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