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Old 01-29-2018, 11:38 AM   #21
Happy Monkey
I think this line's mostly filler.
 
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Originally Posted by Undertoad View Post
:| It is a statement about human behavior, not actually a logic or math problem to be solved.
But if it were reworded to apply to anything other than extinction of humanity, it wouldn't have such a spotless track record (and would require actual research to come up with the number).

There's also a human tendency to ignore or discount warnings.
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