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Submission + - Noam Chomsky on the end of civilization (

onix writes: The universe will carry on but will human civilization? Are we reaching the point where things have irreversibly unraveled and spiraled beyond control in a positive feedback loop that will not end until our species is extinct? Chomsky writes, "One index of human impact is the extinction of species, now estimated to be at about the same rate as it was 65 million years ago when an asteroid hit the Earth."

Thus spake the master programmer: "Time for you to leave." -- Geoffrey James, "The Tao of Programming"