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'''Existential risk''' is a risk that is both global (affects all of humanity) and terminal (destroys or irreversibly cripples the target).  
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'''Existential risk''' is a risk that is both global (affects all of humanity) and terminal (destroys or irreversibly cripples the target). Such risk has special importance in most kinds of consequentialist morality, because its irreversible nature makes it matter for the rest of time.
  
 
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Existential risk is a risk that is both global (affects all of humanity) and terminal (destroys or irreversibly cripples the target). Such risk has special importance in most kinds of consequentialist morality, because its irreversible nature makes it matter for the rest of time.

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