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MIT Has Predicted that Society Will Collapse in 2040 | Economics Explained

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  • Economics Explained
    Economics Explained   Жыл бұрын +1201

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    • Mutt's Lounge
      Mutt's Lounge 10 күн бұрын

      @Klavs Renerts It's a phishing expedition. They got 11 million views for nonsense. MIT would sue if they knew this was up.

    • Dave Powell
      Dave Powell 19 күн бұрын

      Look harder

    • Made Of Earth
      Made Of Earth 20 күн бұрын

      our food is definitely not safe

    • Cao jidan
      Cao jidan 25 күн бұрын

      it feels like civilization collapse every 3000 years

  • Investment Joy
    Investment Joy  Жыл бұрын +5128

    Would love to see a comparison of the various economic doomsday theories of the 50s-80s and see how they've fared. I remember hearing my parents and their friends talking about them in the early 90s, and yet here we are.

    • Carly Brooks
      Carly Brooks 12 күн бұрын

      I mean I remember them saying Y2K was going to wipe us out when it rolled over to 2000

    • JGHifiversveiws
      JGHifiversveiws 17 күн бұрын

      @Георги Георгиев The US has one flavor for everything and that's GMO High Fructose Corn Syrup.

    • Bella Krinkle
      Bella Krinkle 23 күн бұрын

      Here's my comment; I'm very pleased to be as old as I am; if I'm not here for the collapse, it will be a blessing.

    • Lance Luna
      Lance Luna 10 ай бұрын

      @Gene Pope "Here we are" in first-world countries. 3rd-world countries are falling apart due to the climate crisis.

    • ThePinkBinks
      ThePinkBinks 10 ай бұрын

      You weren’t around when we were inhaling lead from car fumes were you? The world ended for plenty of people.

  • Anneka Bower
    Anneka Bower 3 ай бұрын +1405

    Ahead of schedule, well done team 😃🙏🏼

    • Eli
      Eli 9 күн бұрын +1

      @House Mouse Shorts because at this point if you want things to change and not have your entire life dictated by a bunch of stupid laws the only way to achieve this is to wipe it away and start over.

    • James Hamilton
      James Hamilton 14 күн бұрын +1

      I am a member of how this can suck in our future!

    • T_ C
      T_ C 19 күн бұрын +1

      The sooner we break it, the sooner we can fix it

  • Alan W
    Alan W 4 ай бұрын +978

    This has happened in New Zealand. A quarter of the population in NZ are elderly, and young people keep leaving due to the high stress of paying taxes to fund so many retired people, who insultingly own the rental property they live in because young people can't afford a house due to the high taxes and low wages they earn.

    • J Mc
      J Mc 2 күн бұрын

      @Musicvidsetc Because they dare to tell landlords to maintain their property? You know what a world without any gov interference looks like? Maybe read a Charles Dickens novel

    • Harriet Harlow
      Harriet Harlow 3 күн бұрын

      @Backyard bowhunter Many people, not just the young, are being priced out of housing. The price of housing has reached the absurd.

    • Harriet Harlow
      Harriet Harlow 3 күн бұрын

      @Jude Warner Thank you! I am a Boomer and I was never wealthy. I spent most of my working life caring for the elderly.

    • oeckstei
      oeckstei 4 күн бұрын

      Wage stagnation, not keeping up with the cost of living. Wonder if they are on a similar path to Japan?

    • Dave Simmonds
      Dave Simmonds 5 күн бұрын

      ​@Samuel Tallman Is it really because of the shrinking base or might it be, in some part, due to the corrupt fed banking system which forces Gov (the people) to pay more interest than it can afford, thereby leaving Gov short on funds to provide for society?

  • Justin Beck
    Justin Beck 3 ай бұрын +729

    “When the end of the world comes, I want to be in Kentucky, because everything there happens 20 years after it happens anywhere else.” - Mark Twain

    • justL
      justL 4 күн бұрын


    • Aek
      Aek 5 күн бұрын

      He died after he said that.

    • Scott Thomas
      Scott Thomas 7 күн бұрын

      We're good til 2060 here in Kentucky, then...

    • J Smith
      J Smith 11 күн бұрын

      only in the mountains holmes. except for the overdoses.

  • Stell2Cycle
    Stell2Cycle 4 ай бұрын +554

    Social Collapse doesn't always mean post apocalyptic dystopia but rather that the currents social structures will either be incredibly inefficient or completely reformed

    • Allison Orwell
      Allison Orwell 9 күн бұрын

      & in countries like the United States the people are terrified of personal responsibility. ​@Politically Ambiguous

    • AmbiDex
      AmbiDex 10 күн бұрын

      ​@calgar it's not closed.

  • Neti Neti
    Neti Neti Ай бұрын +159

    Does Anyone Else Feel Like Everything Has Changed?
    There is also this feeling that the whole world is holding it's breath. Almost as though we are all waiting for some catalyst or sign or event that puts an end to this feeling of being put on hold. This vague unexplained unease.
    Everyone is disconnected from each other and there’s no longer any respect or tolerance for each other. No one likes to communicate in person anymore and everyone does things only for money rather than for purpose and meaning. We also have a loneliness epidemic.

    • Veronica C.
      Veronica C. 5 күн бұрын

      Yes, it's about to happen.

    • StPetersburgOneLove
      StPetersburgOneLove 7 күн бұрын

      By the way, that's the society Ayn Rand truly wanted in her lifetime.
      Someone wake her up and tell her that this is what society has become...but the economic system hasn't changed as she desired it to be like.

    • Emma Grace
      Emma Grace 11 күн бұрын

      I think your description is absolutely spot on.

    • Uncapabrew
      Uncapabrew 12 күн бұрын

      Blame Trump 😂😂😂

  • Aaron H
    Aaron H 11 ай бұрын +13741

    Saying "oh hey society is predicted to collapse in 18 years" and following it up with "the first 1000 fans to sign up with this link get a free month of skillshare!" is some disconnected dystopian ish.

    • Joe King
      Joe King 10 күн бұрын


    • Amogh Kanulkar
      Amogh Kanulkar 12 күн бұрын

      Shows where the fissures started

    • Greenburg22
      Greenburg22 13 күн бұрын

      @Purriah101 the risk is becoming a laborer once again.

    • Greenburg22
      Greenburg22 13 күн бұрын

      @Nyalan don’t forget luck

    • Greenburg22
      Greenburg22 13 күн бұрын

      @Banned Again only the lucky ones have access to those things

  • Gunner
    Gunner 6 ай бұрын +1092

    Our biggest problem is waste. We waste EVERYTHING. Clothing,food,water,energy. You name it and we waste it. If it doesn't fit or if it's broken, we just throw it away. Waste is by far our biggest issue

    • Damon Watson
      Damon Watson 8 күн бұрын

      There was a man named Pete Joseph who spoke on it. He was not main stream.

    • Damon Watson
      Damon Watson 8 күн бұрын

      ​@Michael Uttley That is a fallacy. They overproduce food and waste alot of it.

    • Lilolme
      Lilolme 12 күн бұрын

      Agree. I call it the disposable mindset. I'm frugal, myself.

    • JGHifiversveiws
      JGHifiversveiws 17 күн бұрын

      @Michael Uttley It's not population growth that's the problem, it's economic growth and the corresponding "development" that it entails that's the real issue.

  • SEB1991SEB
    SEB1991SEB 3 ай бұрын +504

    At least the governments are ahead of schedule on something for once.

    • Bella Krinkle
      Bella Krinkle 23 күн бұрын

      Right...they are paving the roads to our futures; happy to see many agree!

    • J C
      J C Ай бұрын

      Yes indeed you are right.

    • Vitonofrio del Rosso
      Vitonofrio del Rosso 2 ай бұрын +9

      Brutal.. but accurate!

  • Therese Malmberg
    Therese Malmberg 23 күн бұрын +34

    What you said about our current society being the richest and most well-off in history is true. It boggles my mind that as I sit typing this in my single-wide mobile home that I am materially better off than the royalty of past eras. At a touch of a finger, I can set my home temperature levels to what is comfortable. The same finger provides lighting. Not only can I safely store food thanks to refrigeration and canning, I have access to varieties of food that the rulers of Versailles could only dream of. At one time salt and pepper were luxuries; now they come in packages that many people casually throw away. And our health care, though not without its problems, is far superior to that of even 100 years ago. When I want to go somewhere, I can travel at speeds ancient humans never even dreamed possible--I can even FLY! And yet, according to some people's standards, I am considered poor or low-income because I live in a mobile home park. I think people in the far future (assuming we as a species are still around) will look back at us and say that this was the golden age. They will call us Gods.

    • Matthew Collins
      Matthew Collins 18 күн бұрын

      @Nexo NekoThey never said we didn’t but the world has always been broken since the beginning of time. It’s born of fire and ice with things like earthquakes in a world full of animals that kill to eat each other in order to survive. Things are no different now just more people imo.

    • Jorian Kell
      Jorian Kell 18 күн бұрын

      @Nexo Neko such is the fate of the Godless

    • Nexo Neko
      Nexo Neko 18 күн бұрын +3

      It does not matter how much material comfort you can gather, you're still living in a broken world, at best devoid of meaning.

    • Jorian Kell
      Jorian Kell 22 күн бұрын +10

      This is amazing cope posting

  • Armani Nguon
    Armani Nguon 5 ай бұрын +50

    The thing is that even mass population decrease can also disrupt globalization. I think we’re never meant to be grown at a such a high rate

  • Beetroot McGuillicuddy
    Beetroot McGuillicuddy 14 күн бұрын +8

    Video after video, creator after creator, the naivete of an Australian can never be underestimated.

  • Sean Whearty
    Sean Whearty  Жыл бұрын +37072

    Hey guys. If we work really hard, we can achieve that goal by 2030

    • I Am Arizonaball
      I Am Arizonaball Ай бұрын

      bro just bomb the San Andreas Fault.

    • 샘갯
      샘갯 2 ай бұрын

      I won't pay my taxes. This will be my contribution

    • HUK~
      HUK~ 4 ай бұрын


    • capitalism is a scam
      capitalism is a scam 5 ай бұрын

      😹 let's make it happen

    • R.H. Lemorande
      R.H. Lemorande 6 ай бұрын

      I think the timeline of the decline will speed up exponentially starting now.

  • AJ
    AJ 4 ай бұрын +126

    The fact that nobody can agree on what’s about to happen and that all of our predictions are so different says something. The worlds getting so complex and we’re so domesticated that whenever something bad happens people just immediately drop their marbles.

    • Julien F
      Julien F 12 күн бұрын

      @Bella Krinkle I don't think people are more dumb than before. We just learn the skills that help us survive and thrive in this world. I learned how to develop softwares, which is a really good skill to have in my current environment. But throw me in the middle of a forest and I die in a week guaranteed.
      Many of the skills we learn today are difficult and we aren't necessarily dumber if we don't know basic survival skills, for we don't *need* those skills in our day to day lives.

    • Johnny Botts
      Johnny Botts 13 күн бұрын

      "Drop their marbles" - you mean like the MIT professor has done?

    • JGHifiversveiws
      JGHifiversveiws 17 күн бұрын

      Thankfully collapse entails simplification.

    • AJ
      AJ 21 күн бұрын

      It is eerie to watch this exponential increase in efficiency happen in real time thanks to artificial intelligence. Chat gpt 4 release this week, c3 generative ai product suite, open ai licensing it’s generative ai software to various major companies and various ai start ups in various sectors coming to fruition, economic recession looming, major political tension between largest world powers. So much has happened since this comment at a magnitude I’ve personally never seen; a major pivotal moment here in time to say the least.

    • MrM R
      MrM R 21 күн бұрын

      Because you can tpredict future, only study trends and consider likelyhoods

  • anti-rebel dot org
    anti-rebel dot org 5 ай бұрын +26

    I know this video ends on a confusing note, but I actually think you can convert all of this into a very rational conclusion, and way of life, with peace of mind. Wrote about this further if anyone is interested. Thanks to the creator for revisiting this book and being honest about it's conclusions.

  • pluck npick
    pluck npick 17 күн бұрын +3

    I could see society, American especially, hitting a scenario roughly equivalent to Post WWII....Recycling was inherent, I still remember Mom, and Grandparents saving even bits of string, etc. You grew your own food and supplemented with the local market. I grew up as a child with this model.

  • Chicken leg
    Chicken leg 4 ай бұрын +318

    I think the best thing to do in preparation for societal collapse is to continue with whatever you're doing in the present just in case, but at the same time pick up a skill such as gardening, sewing, or cooking, buy some backyard chickens, or even go to the gym. The reason for this is so that if the end truly is nigh, you will have at least one ability that will help you in a more primitive society. Gardening helps you grow food, and you can collect eggs from backyard chickens or even kill one for meat and feathers and bones every once in a while. Sewing will help you create clothes that will help you and whatever people you might know survive the winter. Going to the gym will be good if you want to be a strong person who can build a house - in this case, also make sure to learn how to make a viable shelter. Don't worry about learning all of these at once - humans are highly sociable creatures and if you know at least one of these skills, you can make friends nearby who know how to do the others. Bonus points if you know your neighbors already, since they're likely the ones you will be turning to in these times of need if they happen. And by completing life as normal other than these few things, you can rest assured that if none of this ever happens, you didn't throw your life away for a pessimistic belief.

    • JGHifiversveiws
      JGHifiversveiws 17 күн бұрын

      I feel bad for all of the people with chronic conditions. They're going to be fucked.

    • T_ C
      T_ C 19 күн бұрын

      You left out the most important. Get some guns. Learn how to use them. Farming is awesome, but if you have no guns, all you're doing is farming for the biggest guy on the block.

    • Completely normal human
      Completely normal human Ай бұрын

      All I can do is note those things, at looking how busy I am right now and many of those are just not possible where I live.

    • yasser chakroun
      yasser chakroun Ай бұрын

      That’s what survivalists are doing

  •  ShortHax
     ShortHax  Жыл бұрын +46435

    Maybe electing people who won’t be alive for society’s collapse isn’t such a bright idea

    • Bitethe Book
      Bitethe Book Ай бұрын

      Ehhhh. Its been that way for quite some time. Just buckle up and get ready.

    • Aaron Lohr
      Aaron Lohr Ай бұрын

      Don’t blame me I voted for baby.

    • Subliminal Castillo
      Subliminal Castillo Ай бұрын


    • vanguard
      vanguard 2 ай бұрын

      Never trust anyone over 35.

    • ArturinTeTe
      ArturinTeTe 5 ай бұрын

      @chico and there still needs to be a connection to modernity which anyone older is too old to engage in.

  • Ese Ukey
    Ese Ukey 5 ай бұрын +8

    I believe that, a lot of factors need to be properly checked when comparing the past to the present and, predicting the future.

  • Michael Sakata
    Michael Sakata 18 күн бұрын +2

    I appreciate your presentation. You don't come off dogmatic and you can make a joke about yourself. Thanks for the video.

  • Frank West
    Frank West 5 ай бұрын +33

    underbudget and ahead of schedule! Good work, Gentlemen!

  • Teddy Grizz
    Teddy Grizz 2 ай бұрын +3

    Interesting. I do that very same thing, thinking of different situations, either ones i been through or those I haven’t, and thinking out different scenarios and outcomes . That way no matter what situation i come across, i know what to do. May sound silly, but its helped me through life so far 🤷🏽‍♂️. I can only imagine what the computer can see tho.

    • Darren Smith
      Darren Smith 18 күн бұрын

      Simply put. "Plan for the worst, expect the best. Then you are ok and can survive with everything in-between". A basic lesson I learned from my father and grandfather. Has already got me through the GFC in 2008-2010, crazy lockdowns in Melbourne Victoria, Australia due to Covid (destroying my business). Just some examples of financial and associated life needs/pressures. Now we all face a new round of pressures where every single $1counts in one way or another. Wish you all the very best. Am so very thankful for being taught this bask motto in for life.

  • General Kenobi
    General Kenobi  Жыл бұрын +9050

    "So basically yeah the world is ending. Sponsored by Skillshare!"
    This world has literally become a parody of itself at this point

    • Uh uh no
      Uh uh no 4 ай бұрын


    • Justin z
      Justin z 4 ай бұрын +1

      @TheLoneGerman this will happen on a global scale not just usa

    • Ravira Key
      Ravira Key 5 ай бұрын

      @ret1con Didn't know Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam etc are located inside Singapore.
      Singapore, Japan and South Korea are literally the only rich countries there, the rest is poor af in comparison.

    • Justin z
      Justin z 5 ай бұрын

      @Jus Segar Semulajadi laughable

  • Blake22022
    Blake22022 6 ай бұрын +55

    I liked the rate of innovation part. Even if innovation flourishes, what if the things worth innovating upon are just a waste of a perfectly good mind. If advertising and such is 10x easier than particle physics and can get you 100x more rich and famous than who would be a particle physicist? One with a bunch of college debt and a relatively average salary whose time and energy likely will be focused on the corporations goals rather than scientific breakthroughs or personal intrigue. If he/she wants a grant they will likely have to prove that it will be profitable

    • A A
      A A 16 күн бұрын

      Most scientists and engineers do not have money as the driving factor in their lives. It's curiosity and desire to understand.

    • JGHifiversveiws
      JGHifiversveiws 17 күн бұрын

      There are diminishing returns to innovation anyhow.

    • Hayden Lee
      Hayden Lee 3 ай бұрын +2

      This is literally how most of Research & Development works these days

    • golden pony
      golden pony 5 ай бұрын

      You say will have to proof, just wanted to point out it already works that way with researchers being judged on a ridiculous studies output KPI.

  • Viktor Isaev
    Viktor Isaev 5 ай бұрын +4

    When examining Gaya Herrington's report, I could actually see the predicted and actual numbers starting to diverge from each other, and the actual today's trends seemed better.

    • Viktor Isaev
      Viktor Isaev 4 ай бұрын +2

      @chickenlord In the section "8. Supporting Infromation", there is a reference to the supporting materials, where you can find the xslx spreadsheet with the graphs built out of the numbers from the report. Also there are graphs with empirical data on the same charts. On these graphs I can see the trends diverging. For example the empirical trend on "Food per capita" is much much better then it was predicted by all of the models.

    • chickenlord
      chickenlord 5 ай бұрын

      Can you expand on that? Which numbers seemed better?

  • Ran Kat
    Ran Kat 3 ай бұрын +3

    The prediction's conclusion is based on current trends. It doesn't take into consideration if those trends are changed to stave off the inevitable.

  • Phil Stones
    Phil Stones 5 ай бұрын +499

    "When a market is bottoming, the best stocks make their lows ahead of the absolute low in the market averages. As the broader market averages make lower lows during the last leg down, the leaders diverge and maker higher lows."

    • adam420g6
      adam420g6 4 ай бұрын +9


    • Georgina Louis
      Georgina Louis 5 ай бұрын +1

      @Steven Cheyne

    • Steven Cheyne
      Steven Cheyne 5 ай бұрын +1

      @Georgina Louis< i am approaching retirement & i think this is the last window of opportunity for me to become a millionaire before retiring, as Recessions and downtrands are where millionaires are created. Currently i have some lump sum in a savings account and will like to work with a fiduciary financial advisor to achieve my goals. Please how can i reach CASEY?>

    • Georgina Louis
      Georgina Louis 5 ай бұрын +4

      @Theressa Starting out with a with a professional that knows the ropes of the choppy but profitable market is the best way to achieve getting a well structured portfolio. That’s why I have been working with ‘ CASEY ALLEN GRAY ’ and that doesn’t make me daft because in financial dealings one have to be prudent. Most traders enter exit with a quick 10% profit which is not bad in a general opinion but why not aim higher, it doesn’t necessarily mean to be greedy.

  • Rizmacadillac
    Rizmacadillac 2 ай бұрын

    What happens after Civilization Collapse is that survivors regroup, organize and rebuild. Very interesting model. Some theoretical scenarios show society collapsing much earlier. Great for Economists who really want to look at and attempt to understand "all" the variables. Or maybe not.

  • Faethe
    Faethe  Жыл бұрын +5092

    My experience is that there's never been a group of science types as bad at prediction as economists.

    • Character&ContentnotTitles&Nonsense
      Character&ContentnotTitles&Nonsense 14 күн бұрын +1

      It depends on what type of economist. Context is key. It also depends on the nature of the prediction. But it really doesn't take an economist to look at the state of things currently and predict that things are heading towards a poor outcome and that it's obviously been intentional.

    • Lagaidh
      Lagaidh Ай бұрын

      I can agree with the spirit of your joke, but the reality of that type of perception so sad: "Hey! They predicted a four-alarm fire! This three-alarm isn't so bad is it? *toasts marshmallow*"

    • ToriZealot
      ToriZealot Ай бұрын

      @Tim Nelson scientists without experiments? Strange scientists

  • RockingTundra28
    RockingTundra28 2 ай бұрын +7

    Every single one of these types of videos in a nutshell:
    “So basically, we all are going to die. Collapse is inevitable. Goodbye society as we know it. Here is the solution:
    Thank you for watching! Hope you’re happy and found peace!”

  • osareafallire
    osareafallire 7 ай бұрын +9

    "Necessity is the mother of invention", is a phrase almost exclusively used in humanity's favor. But maybe the planet gets inventive too and necessarily allows us to destroy ourselves.

  • Daisuke Akihito
    Daisuke Akihito 27 күн бұрын +1

    There is something worth mentioning regarding necessity of problem solving once said problems become large enough to be concerning. While it is true, the truth would probably be somewhere along the lines of, people wouldn't put so much effort into figuring a solution for the sake of... well... other people, but rather once said solution is found, someone, somewhere is getting rich because of it. The end result is the same, but I just find it funny (and somewhat sad) that that's how our society works these days.

  • Avianna Reign
    Avianna Reign 4 ай бұрын +11

    I have literally been telling people ignorance as a choice at this point because most people who have a cell phone in their pocket as the greatest library humanity has ever seen right in the palm of their hands daily and yet some people would still rather just go plaster their lives on Facebook. I spend most of my time on my phone researching things information that won't be useful for me at all I just like learning new things.

    • Darby Crash Smash Bandicoots
      Darby Crash Smash Bandicoots 4 ай бұрын +1

      hey same buddy. i agree with ya. its a shame everyone is tiktarded outta their goards looking for fame, followers and fortune. The Main fight for everyone right now should be 100% focused on workers rights. That is extremely important. The fight against the corruption of corporate greed. plutocracy and greed will be the downfall of any civilized society.

  • ravin' Rabbit
    ravin' Rabbit 3 ай бұрын +22

    Imagine we burnt through 10.000 Years of society in just a few hundred years.

    • Factz
      Factz 2 ай бұрын

      100 years 😳

  • shmeckal_ 7
    shmeckal_ 7  Жыл бұрын +2568

    The biggest problem with humanity is the fact that we typically tend to be more reactive then proactive we wait until the last minute to fix big problems that could have been solved a long time ago

    • Character&ContentnotTitles&Nonsense
      Character&ContentnotTitles&Nonsense 14 күн бұрын

      It's that, but it's much more so that people who are not reactive and are more proactive are usually not given any attention or care from the rest. Then you have politics that intentionally attempts to go after achieving votes from the reactive people, which then leads to the view that these kind of people are more valued by politics, which then establishes over time a status quo that caters to those people and disregards the proactive and even smears them, which then creates a vicious circle that is bound to end in failure. Usury and the people involved in that that live off of the interest of it was a mistake that lead to all this. They're mathematically compulsive, calculating, but impulsive, and mistake mathematical calculation for being useful in all situations when it isn't. Math has no room for context. Thus, they believe they're geniuses when they're not, seeing, but not perceiving; hearing, but not understanding.

    • Kyle Hankins
      Kyle Hankins 3 ай бұрын +1

      Basically me doing my econometrics paper

    • Johannes Löf
      Johannes Löf 8 ай бұрын

      @iamtheschalrus jealous much?

  • yttleekt
    yttleekt 7 ай бұрын +2

    👍It means that we are way behind from the expectation of our ancestors.There will always be a saturated pt to reset/equilibrate the system before "total collapse".

    ITILII Ай бұрын +7

    "Predictions are tough to make. Especially about the future" - New York Yankee legend, Yogi Berra

    • JGHifiversveiws
      JGHifiversveiws 17 күн бұрын

      I didn't know predictions could be made about anything other than the future.

  • Т1000 Youtube
    Т1000 Youtube 3 ай бұрын +28

    Even the ones that are accurate, it never ends with a collapse

    • JGHifiversveiws
      JGHifiversveiws 17 күн бұрын

      Collapse isn't an event, it's a process.

    • Diane Mitchell
      Diane Mitchell Ай бұрын +3

      One of human beings most valuable cognitive defense mechanism is denial. Without it we would be in a continual state of worry and despair unless you don’t care bc you will be going to heaven and everything is great there. The motto seems to be “if we don’t worry and change things everything will still be alright.” Good luck with that. Ignorance truly is bliss until it is too late to change things.

    • Jimba
      Jimba 2 ай бұрын

      Besides the actual name of the video he never said anything about a collapsed. He said the world is going to change as we know it and it's going to change quite a bit.

  • Harriet Canary
    Harriet Canary Ай бұрын +1

    Probably the most important thing that study would not have taken into account was the internet, which has radically altered so many of the ways the world does business. Hopefully someone re-ran the World 3 studies and modified it to account for the modern Internet now.

  • Pedro Broek
    Pedro Broek 24 күн бұрын

    Well maybe we should do another test like it to see if 2040 is agreeable as a “turning” point and what scenario is most likely today according to computer modules

  • hcblue
    hcblue  Жыл бұрын +3626

    I believe we can not only achieve this ahead of schedule, but also hit all four collapses: political, social, environmental, AND economic. Boom, extra credit.

    • Firelayer1
      Firelayer1 25 күн бұрын

      @Vitamin Protein That's exactly what he said. He said birthrates decline in all but third world countries, which are underdeveloped countries.

    • A. Howard Smith
      A. Howard Smith 6 ай бұрын

      Try 7 years

    • scott mcshannon
      scott mcshannon 9 ай бұрын +1

      @calan declining birth rates will actually help overcome all our other screwups. the problem is that the wrong countries do not have declining birth rates.

    • Amber Kat
      Amber Kat 9 ай бұрын

      Done! What's our reward? Oh . . . total chaos. That's a TERRIBLE prize for first place!

    • Amber Kat
      Amber Kat 9 ай бұрын

      @Keith It's correlated, but not solely caused. In the developed world where children are not allowed to be put to work from a young age, children are a financial drain with little to no guaranteed financial payback. Also, any given child has a high likelihood of surviving to adulthood. Therefor, fewer children makes sense. Add contraception and knowing how to use it, and that becomes a reality. In third world countries they don't have contraceptives or generally know how to use them, they need to produce a lot of children to compensate for how many will die from starvation and disease, and they can put the kids to work so the survivors aren't as much of a drain on the family. Maybe some women in the developed world truly want to have careers, but in reality even those who'd rather be stay at home moms have trouble managing it in most cases because maintaining a family on a single income is very difficult now, vastly harder than it was in previous decades. It's simply harder to raise a family now.

  • Kevin Graham
    Kevin Graham 2 ай бұрын +2

    Knowledge is Power!
    If we can anticipate future trends then we can develop contingency plans that allow our world to adjust through amendments that counter the negative factors which could possibly lead to decline in general.

  • Christopher
    Christopher 2 ай бұрын

    I remember this one. In this episode, a bunch of braniacs who were smarter than smart modeled the Federation-Dominion war and concluded that within 6 months the Fed would be defeated, and encouraged surrender negotiations. 6 months later, the Fed won the war..

  • Alexander Webber
    Alexander Webber 16 сағат бұрын +5

    Every day we have a new problem. It's the new normal. At first we thought it was a crisis, now we know it's a new normal and we have to adapt. 2023 so far looks like a year a year of severe economic pain all over the nation.. what steps can we take to generate more income during quantitative adjustment?I can't afford my hard-earned $680,000 savings to turn to dust...

  • Alex Turner-Claros
    Alex Turner-Claros 14 күн бұрын

    Thanks for being honest about the ads. One day, there might be a world without them ☺️

  • Poisoned World Order
    Poisoned World Order Күн бұрын

    Because of our ability to record things and writings and so on including virtual worlds then our civilization can only change but will never die.

  • DJ Nick
    DJ Nick 9 ай бұрын +4484

    The way Covid was handled is a good insight as to how screwed we are if something even more serious comes

    • Br Drnda
      Br Drnda 23 күн бұрын

      @TonytheArtist unexpected?

    • karen
      karen 5 ай бұрын

      Some humans a lot do not adapt

    • No.
      No. 5 ай бұрын

      @klausmkl we literally arent.

    • Anonymous
      Anonymous 5 ай бұрын +1

      “Comes” as if dealing with climate change isn’t already upon us.

    • J M
      J M 5 ай бұрын

      @TonytheArtist we hardly adapted we shut everything down and were forced to stop living life for almost 2 years while no one could agree on what arbitrary rules to follow and the numbers were being fudged to increase obedience using scare tactics

  • Moira
    Moira 6 ай бұрын +8

    The year caught my attention because it’s also the next Phoenix phenomenon in May 2040. Of further rumblings, 2046 really is the biggest concern. Interesting.

  • James Rowan
    James Rowan 6 ай бұрын +3

    The markets have been overvalued for years. Frankly I'm surprised the whole system hasn't collapsed before now.

  • A Beautiful Mind is Poetry Defined

    Its unheard of to hear that M.I.T could possibly get this wrong, but stranger things happen at sea, so most of us have been told. Society is unravelling at a rate of knots, in fact to put it into real terms we are approaching free fall. Now for many they will not see, nor understand what I mean because depending on where you live, you will only have a relative snap shot, which sadly restricts us all because we technically cannot be in all places at once.
    Which is why we have information that is broken down for us so that we can digest and get a better picture on the so called bigger scale. So for instance we can look up the 10 most expensive places to live in the world, along side the 10 most dangerous.
    While theoretically that does inform us to a degree, it does not add the crucial ingredient which we seem to be leaving out which is called "Singularity" and this has a mission all of its own and with no time frame to be restricted by. Sadly not everyone truly understands "Singularity" and the gravity it has to all our lives in every passing second, that ticks down on our watches.
    There isn't a model to predict "Singularity" in order to view, or see how long we have left. Purely on the grounds that once singularity is set in motion, it is forever picking up speed which again is neither log, or linear to time. What makes it even more infuriating it to is influenced by other factors that may not immediately bear any connection what so ever and then we have other influences that come into play which no one could have imagined would accelerate or possibly stall and there lies the other problem which we all understand which we call predictability.
    Singularity is an event which is taking place at the request or permission of no one person, on this planet. It doesn't have a rule book, and it respects no man or woman for that matter. Scientist who are familiar with Singularity strangely respect it purely because it is in a class of it's own. In a similar way to Schrodinger's Cat, and while that needs to be re-written because we now accept the term Multiverse, where before we were limiting super-position to just the Universe.

  • Sim Won
    Sim Won 7 ай бұрын +1

    Basically what you said about the airplane where because it has so many complex parts and fine tuned details that missing one part can cause the whole thing to become useless.
    It applies to the whole world.
    Bees are a good example, without them Nature doesn't work.
    At today's rate of people destroying whole forests, creating huge landfills & throwing toxic waste in the very air and water we all need to live it is hard to believe that the future will be good.
    It has to change or there will be nothing left.

  • Z
    Z Ай бұрын +2

    The idea of feedback loops actually comes from Control System Theory.

  • bitbucketcynic
    bitbucketcynic 9 ай бұрын +3698

    Never let anyone make a decision if they won't personally suffer for being wrong.

    • HUK~
      HUK~ 4 ай бұрын

      Zeitgeist Movement is needed

    • zero7523
      zero7523 5 ай бұрын

      @Gabe C If your country has a state pension I hope they discontinue it within your lifetime. I don't owe you a thing!

  • DRG342
    DRG342 7 ай бұрын +6

    Finally. Something we humans are good at! 😃👍

  • Explorant Bias
    Explorant Bias 6 ай бұрын +1

    You probably won't see this, because the video is already 10 months old...but if you do, you should check out some papers concerning 'Posnormal Theory'. It's a commonly used framework by critical futurists, concerning the growing complexity and chaos of society and ways to navigate our own uncertainty and ignorance concerning the future. It also talks about the feedbackloops you explained

  • James Lewis
    James Lewis 2 ай бұрын

    Great video, educational. Thank you.

  • Mona Hakim
    Mona Hakim 5 ай бұрын +2

    This was great. Thanks so much for sharing!

  • mike meyers
    mike meyers 26 күн бұрын +1

    Its the greed and the shortcomings that goes along with it, for the rest of the world and these shitty times that lead to this. Nobody can fix nor stop an outcome that is already taking place. It's just a matter of time before it is actually beeing felt and acknowledged by everyone. I prey that these times will come in a peaceful manner.

  • Oliver Knabe
    Oliver Knabe  Жыл бұрын +8716

    "This video is brought to you by Skill, Share. Thanks to SkillShare you can [learn all of these cool things] which will be useless by 2040 according to MIT"

    • Danny Baars
      Danny Baars 3 ай бұрын

      Survival skills will always be valuable;)

    • Roy Gonzales
      Roy Gonzales 5 ай бұрын


    • Ravi Desai
      Ravi Desai 5 ай бұрын

      Im playing days gone, learning to survive in 2041

    • Freezer Boi
      Freezer Boi 5 ай бұрын

      Having skills would actually be incredibly useful in the event of societal collapse though?

  • Sihle
    Sihle 3 ай бұрын +10

    For me, it's the inflation fed by money printing and the crazy products like derivatives that will accelerate our economic demise

    • Hydrocarbon82
      Hydrocarbon82 3 ай бұрын

      Printing physical money accounts for very little of that inflation. When a loan is made in America, it's making up 90% of that money (thus, requiring 10% down). Then banks rake in cash for something they really don't have any skin in the game for - unless they use that debt as leverage for riskier investments (read: 2008 collapse).

  • A S
    A S 4 ай бұрын +2

    "We are living through one of the most peaceful periods in human history, ever! Overwhelmingly this has all been thanks to technology, education and GLOBAL COOPERATION." 😅

    DEADMEAT 2 ай бұрын +2

    I'd have to say that their 2040 prediction might have been too optimistic. We may not make it till then.

  • Holden Matteson
    Holden Matteson 6 ай бұрын +7

    Yeah, this is about the hundredth video I've seen saying this, it's very informative, and I appreciate your work, but how do we actually fix the issues?

    • Ncik Carrico
      Ncik Carrico 5 ай бұрын +2

      Get our heads out of our asses. Figure out how to get the economy to be sustained on a renewable energy. We’re capable of it.

  • NATsoHIGH !
    NATsoHIGH ! 23 күн бұрын

    After having grandparents that taught me and my cousins how to farm the land. I wouldn't have an issue surviving without modern day amenities.

  • Diarra Sarr
    Diarra Sarr 8 ай бұрын +1132

    I think we should remember that when a civilization collapses it doesn't always mean everyone dies immediately, it usually means people slowly migrate elsewhere.

    • TwinPhalanx
      TwinPhalanx 2 ай бұрын

      @House Mouse Shorts my children are the reason I demand change. Before them I didn't care to be honest but I think that's most people, you dont really think about the future past yourself when there isn't a real reason to care

  • Michael Jurney
    Michael Jurney 23 күн бұрын

    The original MIT study had it ending in 2020, but like most institutions that predict the end of the world, it has been pushed back a few times.

  • WA S
    WA S 2 ай бұрын

    I got a feeling it’s going to be way sooner than that. Judging by the 10 and 2 year yield inversion I’m thinking within ten.

  • jack worse
    jack worse 21 күн бұрын +1

    I think our only hope is exponential technological growth through the development of AGI, which is a thing the studies didn't consider as well.

    • JGHifiversveiws
      JGHifiversveiws 17 күн бұрын

      @jack worse I.. guess. Although we would probably have a better bet with superintelligent A.I. or at the very least self-improving A.I.

    • JGHifiversveiws
      JGHifiversveiws 17 күн бұрын +1

      I fail to see how AGI resolves the issues of systematic critical resource (water, food, mineral) and energy scarcity?

  • SNV Rajesh
    SNV Rajesh 5 ай бұрын

    are these reports compared with the actual reports from 1972 - 2010...?
    I guess yes they did..
    I'm interested to see how the actual progress went to know the credibility of these reports..
    i believe when we are pushed, we do wonders. but without being pushed, if we do anything, it will be a simple personal achievement rather than history.✌️

  • NeverQuiteFinished
    NeverQuiteFinished 17 күн бұрын +2

    I'm not entirely convinced that humanity will go extinct; there'll definitely be a lot less of us, and I think that we will see a regression in society in the next few years, but as a species we will continue. We are adaptable, stubborn, and way too clever for our own good.

    • EmeraldView
      EmeraldView 12 күн бұрын

      Depends on if there's any habitat left for humanity to survive by. If the mass extinction is extensive enough there may not be.

  • HammerTh
    HammerTh  Жыл бұрын +1643

    "Why get hostile when you can get rich?" is literally the founding principle of the EU.

    • john N
      john N 4 ай бұрын

      All you need is a petrol/gas station. Too bad mother Russia is not available.

    • Costa Keith
      Costa Keith 6 ай бұрын

      Because war is necessary for population control and as the ultimate form of competition encourages technological innovation. Trying to live without war is the height of decadence and decadence always leads to decline.

    • MKraay
      MKraay  Жыл бұрын +2

      @LightSilent The EU will not collapse. Soviet Union and EU aren't comparable AT ALL, and if you think so, you REALLY need to open up a book or 10 about the (law of the) European Union.

    • mini smalls
      mini smalls  Жыл бұрын

      @Some rat I'm a fool for saying a true statement that directly ties with the original comment? Kick rocks troll

  • Anita Corbett
    Anita Corbett 6 ай бұрын +2

    Always a great bit of information 👍✅

  • asd417
    asd417 5 ай бұрын +2

    Korea's population is practically reducing and from what I can tell it has reached comprehensive technology scenario. I feel like other countries will follow this path pretty shortly

    • IAK
      IAK 5 ай бұрын

      Same goes for Japan

  • Magnus nielsen
    Magnus nielsen 2 ай бұрын +1

    I allways tell myself: If we make it we “deserve” it. If not.. well who cares. Let’s do the best we can now, laugh, love and be present. If the world end, it will only be a few weeks of suffering and then peace.

    • Joost Mag Het Weten
      Joost Mag Het Weten 26 күн бұрын

      The difference is, making it is not a decision the majority of us are allowed to make. The problem is that only a small group has a say, so whether we deserve it or not doesn't really affect the outcome

  • awakenotwoke
    awakenotwoke 5 ай бұрын

    Sadly I think 2040 is still too generous at this rate! Look how insane it is compared to even 2 years ago

  • Steve Sorensen
    Steve Sorensen Ай бұрын +246

    Year-over-year inflation stood at 6.5% in December 2022-the lowest that figure has been in more than a year. Inflation was in line with what economists expected and gave many of them a reason to believe that the peak of inflation may be behind us. I have approximately $150k stagnant in my port_folio that needs growth. What is the best way to take advantage of this downturn?

    • oldslowcoach
      oldslowcoach 23 күн бұрын +5

      @Pickle Paradox these are bots

    • Pickle Paradox
      Pickle Paradox 28 күн бұрын +2

      Do not take advice off people on KZclip man

    • Billie Heeter Ury
      Billie Heeter Ury Ай бұрын

      @Autumn Dark Thank you for sharing; I just Googled his name and his website came up right away. It looks interesting so far. I'm going to book a call with him and let you know how it goes.

    • Autumn Dark
      Autumn Dark Ай бұрын

      @Billie Heeter Ury The adviser I'm in touch with is Nolan Velden Brent, he works with Merrill, Pierce, Smith incorporated and interviewed on CNBC Television. You can use something else. for me his strategy works hence my result. he provides entry and exit point for the securities I focus on.

    • Billie Heeter Ury
      Billie Heeter Ury Ай бұрын

      @Autumn Dark I've actually been thinking of reaching a portfolio-adviser, my 401k and stocks been losing everything it's gained since 2019, mind if I looked-up this one coach you use?

  • Darkmatter
    Darkmatter  Жыл бұрын +2012

    I personally think that the collapse is more probable because we are more of a reactive society that waits till the last second to do something rather than being proactive. Political corruption and corporate won’t be going away and people are resistant to change, America is very guilty of that. The people who could have the power to make major decisions for the better aren’t really doing much and I feel as though we aren’t changing fast enough.

    • April M
      April M 8 ай бұрын

      Integrity is gone
      And when man decides what is “good” that’s how you get where we’re at

    • Orlando Guerra
      Orlando Guerra 8 ай бұрын +1

      This is the right answer. "We have the ability to change our world for the better and extend the future of our species for millenia, the problem is that it just isn't short term profitable to the people and governments that control the power and wealth to make it happen." Simply put, greed will be our undoing. Always has, always will.

    • Peter Wyatt
      Peter Wyatt 8 ай бұрын +1

      But isn't the problem with all levels of activism is that it takes on too much of an approach to social settings? As in, it'll perceive what has been wrong with our world, though when it comes to actually doing something about something, one forgets about the world, pretends it never exists, and focuses on the individual, not society.
      Activists want to tackle all the problems, in relation to their focus on the world, though that leaves the individual, who has become affected by worldly problems, to be neglected.
      In essence, activists are the same as you, Darkmatter, who will only look to the rich and powerful, wondering why they've not done anything to "change" something.
      Well, why not you? Is money both the sickness and the cure? Or is there something else to it? Maybe it's that you, among countless other people, don't seem to care enough to save an individual, because these sorts are too afraid to "get involved". You'd rather mind your own business, and therefore, be negligent.

  • Villela Andrade Productions
    Villela Andrade Productions 7 ай бұрын

    Excellent research and presentation.

  • Avery Fetherolf
    Avery Fetherolf 4 ай бұрын +155

    Best day of my life was when I stopped spending borrowed money and only what I earn from my investment... Also Destroyed my financial credit score so can't borrow money.. it's definitely a bad addiction.. kids need to learn this quickly.. Investing your money is misunderstood by many as a "risky way to grow your wealth!" When in reality it is actually a necessary act to fight inflation and get a plethora of wealth. Have my net worth by $1M in the last 4 years.

    • Rachel Brinkmeier
      Rachel Brinkmeier 4 ай бұрын +3

      @Cristian Hulbert You can take a look at her full name on the internet. She is well known so it shouldn't be hard to find her.

    • Cristian Hulbert
      Cristian Hulbert 4 ай бұрын +2

      @Rachel Brinkmeier I've known I've wanted to start investing for a few months but just haven't been brave enough to start due to the market so far this year .Please, how do i reckon with such skillset?

    • Rachel Brinkmeier
      Rachel Brinkmeier 4 ай бұрын +6

      @Thorman Boucher yes, they can have a positive impact on an individual's portfolio. I started with a trust portfolio advisor named KATHERINE DUFFY BURKE. She is verifiable and her work ethic complies with the US Investment Act of 1940 with very reasonable fees relative to my invstment earnings.

    • Thorman Boucher
      Thorman Boucher 4 ай бұрын +3

      @Dan Leahfort There are plenty of ways to make a kill right now, but trades this large and nearly flawless can only be done by real-time experts with ISDA agreement. An ISDA agreement; allows investors to sit at the "big boy table" and make high-level transactions inaccessible to amateurs.

    • Dan Leahfort
      Dan Leahfort 4 ай бұрын +2

      I've been scrambling for somewhere to take a dive, where I can make an effort to use the returns to pay bills so I can quit my job . I heard that financial market is one of the most resilient wealth building tools we have to use to our advantage but my issue now is i lack proper market knowledge on how to outperform it. I've $67k atm

  • DonkeyFilms
    DonkeyFilms 21 күн бұрын

    I feel part of the problem is you need a phone and internet to literally do anything else in the world. Phones, internet, email, its all mandatory if you're going to survive in this society. We are not living anymore it feels like surviving.

  • Jane Smith
    Jane Smith 6 ай бұрын +2

    Absolutely true considering who funds MIT they are so interested to tell you the truth

  • oh hi there
    oh hi there 3 ай бұрын +3

    "we are ahead of schedule" thank you, had a good giggle at that 😆

  • TheSoundOfBand Instrumental
    TheSoundOfBand Instrumental  Жыл бұрын +2972

    "Here you go, have an ad."
    "What a good little consumer you are."
    I died a little.

    • TheBlackSpark
      TheBlackSpark 10 ай бұрын +1

      I skipped it

    • alex
      alex 11 ай бұрын +1

      i wonder how it is possible to pull that off

    • littlestbroccoli
      littlestbroccoli 11 ай бұрын +1

      We didn't choose this and we can't opt out now

    • Raphael
      Raphael 11 ай бұрын +1

      Me: laughing in adblock

    • Nuphgar
      Nuphgar  Жыл бұрын

      @Stellar Fervour nah bruh now its broken XD

  • RTY Media
    RTY Media 7 ай бұрын +2

    I’m definitely panicking tonight and on the weekend. Asked my kids to panic too as backup. Thank you so much

  • TiaNia2
    TiaNia2 4 ай бұрын +1

    That was the most light hearted delivery on the end of the world. I imagine I better live life like its golden and enjoy each day like its my last.

  • LebeBunt
    LebeBunt 16 күн бұрын

    My Personal investigation into that comes to 2035, but yeah its roughly around that time and for sure not stopable. It s crazy how in theory we could stop it, but impossible to do.

  • Eric Mendels
    Eric Mendels 5 ай бұрын +2245

    The average person has never been so poor. Millions of families are struggling financially as living expenses hit the highest levels in more than four decades. Over 60% of our country lives paycheck to paycheck and about 40% earns poverty wages. Even after working all their lives, more than a quarter of older people have no savings and many believe they will never be able to retire in dignity, while around 55% of elderly people try to survive on an income of less than €25,000 a year. My primary concern is how to grow my reserve of €300k which has been sitting duck since forever with zero to no gains.

    • EnKer CODM
      EnKer CODM Ай бұрын


    • Anders Grassman
      Anders Grassman 4 ай бұрын +1

      @Sausage N Bellenz Not to mention your expected years of life to come amounts to several decades. Just go through your own family history, and you will likely, like me, find that what killed my family members just a few decades ago, is now mostly curable or maneageable medical conditions. In fact I've found out, I was named for a young boy in the 1940's, who really never should have died, by today's standards. His children ought to celebrate Christmas with me this year, and many more years to come. Sadly, their company, lives and ideas, are pure phantoms. Though I will carry his name proudly. and think about what joke and smile he may had served me this christmas.
      All doomsday economists have so far been wrong, famously beginning with Malthus - or rather actually not! The points he made, were actually the right ones, and consequentally, were acted on, and the catastrophe he pointed at, was avoided. Now that has to be a god job done as an economist!

    • jb
      jb 4 ай бұрын +2

      The average person has never been so poor...LOL

    • Pescespada Island
      Pescespada Island 4 ай бұрын +5

      “The average person has never been so poor” 😂 110 billion people have lived on this planet, 100 billion of whom have lived in abject poverty and under excruciating tyranny but Eric here is worried he can only squeak out 2% on his €300k.

  • Outlawzero
    Outlawzero 21 күн бұрын

    Everybody's hoping the scientists they've never really respected will come along with magical technology and save the world at the last minute.

  • Tony Jones
    Tony Jones  Жыл бұрын +1388

    I liked the "apartment vs. castle" statement. I visited the main ruins of a castle in Germany and, until the guide mentioned it, it never occurred to me just how COLD those joints got in the winter...

    • Shahzad
      Shahzad 8 ай бұрын

      @crazy edo Hot stones in a pan
      We still do that here we're a bit ok alot old fashioned but in our case our culture has remained
      It's like how we were 400 years ago except we have smartphones and other things now

    • tacob0
      tacob0  Жыл бұрын +1

      @Neo Link Not to mention the fun of maintaining your own army and getting to play age of empires irl and being able to create something lasting to pass to your kids. As where now all i could give any potential children is a dystopian future.

    • Neo Link
      Neo Link  Жыл бұрын +1

      It's a good argument but he didn't account for the power aspect. Sure, a modern middle class person has more comfort and maybe some more freedom but a rich medieval person has far more power, social status and freedom than in some cases. A king could exert his power and get way more access to resources, and power has to be accounted for in wealth

    • Philliben1991
      Philliben1991  Жыл бұрын

      @Zizi Roberts Not so good in a siege though so you'd probably have a good life but a short life!

    • Julie Brooke
      Julie Brooke  Жыл бұрын +1

      I’d still go for the palace personally, complete with chefs, housekeeper, groundskeepers etc. I don’t have air conditioning now and I’m sure I wouldn’t need it in a palace with all those windows and shutters and people to go around opening and closing them.

  • YouTube Sucks
    YouTube Sucks 2 ай бұрын

    Thank goodness, this is such a relief. I sure hope they are right.

  • A Hanlon
    A Hanlon 5 ай бұрын

    Well at least we can exceed expectations in one category :D

  • crazyguy84
    crazyguy84 Күн бұрын

    Can't wait to see how celebrity's react when it finally happens

  • sanda386
    sanda386 5 ай бұрын +8

    I refuse to give in to the widespread doomsday mentality so prevalent of late. I'm sure lots of people going through hard times thought they were at the "end of days" at many points before in history. We have our share of big challenges to be sure, but also are in a better position than ever before to overcome them.

    • Br Drnda
      Br Drnda 23 күн бұрын

      @TheComicChild I can't understand how "there will be survivors" can be good enough for someone. I wouldn't want my daughter to live in a Mad Max world. I wouldn't say "at least there are survivors"

    • TheComicChild
      TheComicChild Ай бұрын +1

      And never before have so many bunkers & 30 year stable foods existed. There will be survivors, IF we reach THAT point.

    • somerandomguy
      somerandomguy 5 ай бұрын +3

      Earlier in history we didn't have the means to destroy ourselves and our world. Now we do.

  • Know Thyself
    Know Thyself 23 күн бұрын

    We are a species with Amnesia and this video is a perfect example of that.

  • Michael McGrath
    Michael McGrath  Жыл бұрын +2401

    I was 20 when the Limits to Growth was published. I really did not expect our civilisation to endure until today. I am constantly gobsmacked at how résiliant and innovative humans are, but I’m not encouraged by the general ambivalence and ignorance of our world “leaders”. I’ll be ninety by 2040, if I’m lucky. I’m much more concerned for my children and grandchildren’s future. As they say, “There is no planet B.”

    • Mikowacomet
      Mikowacomet 11 ай бұрын

      That's garb your reading, programming by the WEF

    • Garbage Human
      Garbage Human 11 ай бұрын +1

      I found the cheatcode for easy night's rest: don't have children!! 🤣

    • Lieshtmeiser
      Lieshtmeiser 11 ай бұрын

      "I was 20 when the Limits to Growth was published. I really did not expect our civilisation to endure until today. "
      You shouldnt have read that rubbish.

    • Jens Thomsen
      Jens Thomsen 11 ай бұрын

      @Counting Stars only thing that has happened from barbarism untill now is that we have become more self loving and increasingly barbaric towards all other lifeforms.

  • Bacon Persuasion
    Bacon Persuasion 7 ай бұрын +6

    Most peaceful time ever. Goes back 60 years.

  • David Bow Wow
    David Bow Wow 6 ай бұрын +1

    The biggest hole in these models is AI. We’re heading to a future where society will rely a lot less on human capabilities

    • Tom Schuelke
      Tom Schuelke 5 ай бұрын

      Thats the myth of people who never realy looked in ai

  • J. L.
    J. L. Ай бұрын

    All good and terrible things must come to an end! 🙏

  • hendryanw
    hendryanw 7 ай бұрын +3

    What a time to be alive!