The world is quite a special place One out of a countless many among the stars We should treasure deep this special place and not place it in harms way But we risk it in so many ways It is the way we live We breed livestock on a massive scale Risking both disease and more We risk disease in other ways too We could create them after all Some distrust is really quite apt But we fear each other so so much We hoard the means to all lives' end An accident will never happen At least so we say Our other technology can betray us too Not just our bombs but our civil use too AI as far fetched as it might seem is one thing of which we should beware There's hope for all this though People are working on a cure They research safeguards and much more
Edit: At the time of writing I didn’t know about this, but there’s a fund dedicated to projects which improve our long-term future. The fund focuses mainly on existential risk.
Learn some more about existential risk through the following links:
A summary of existential risks:
A list of projects governments could fund to decrease existential risk:
A YouTube video from the author of a book on existential risk:
A podcast on existential risk: