Audacious Action

In our recent show about Outrageous Optimism, we discussed how one bold idea — one outrageously optimistic idea — may do more to end suffering from disease than anything that’s come before.

We begin by taking a look at things that can wipe us out:

Global Catastrophic Risk


Global warming
Environmental disaster
Mineral resource exhaustion
Experimental technology accident
Warfare and mass destruction
World population and agricultural crisis


Asteroid impact
Extraterrestrial invasion
Natural climate change
Cosmic threats
Geomagnetic reversal
Global pandemic

Can we address these threats with audacious action? (Or more to the point — can we address them with anything else?)

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