Op-Ed: "Is humanity doomed? That depends on us,' co-written by Agustín Fuentes

March 30, 2022

Professor Agustín Fuentes recently co-wrote an Op-Ed for the Los Angeles Times titled, “Is humanity doomed? That depends on us.” The op-ed addresses predictions by prominent figures of doomsday and what will cause it.

"As ecologists and anthropologists who study human evolution and human relations with the planet, we are deeply troubled by the continued naturalization of doomsday — the narrative that suffering and societal collapse are the inevitable outcomes of evolutionary forces. This narrative invites political nihilism and disinvestment in the present. It denies our ability and responsibility to create a better and more just future."

Read the full story here, "Is humanity doomed? That depends on us"