Minutes to Midnight: The Doomsday Clock and What It Means for Us

I found this draft in my old posts.  It was started back in January.  Just thought I’d share it.

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This was the first thing I saw when I woke up this morning and so I decided to write about it.  For those who are not familiar with the Doomsday Clock it is, it is a symbolic clock created in 1947 by some of the scientists who worked on the Manhattan Project to evaluate how close humanity was to it’s own destruction.  _42461999_doomsday_4161

Over the years it has moved beyond examining only nuclear threats to include other man-made threats including chemical, biological, and climate change threats.  For a quick synopsis of the Doomsday Clock and it’s interesting history click here.

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