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If an alien race threatens to destroy Earth unless one hundred healthy humans below fifty years of age voluntarily kill themselves on a daily basis how long would humankind survive?

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gorillapaws's avatar

Indefinetly. The world population is growing at a rate of about 80 million people per year (births – deaths). That’s about 219k people per day. 100 is minuscule in comparison. Also one might assume that people would have more children under such conditions.

ragingloli's avatar

The WHO says that world wide, about 800000 people commit suicide every year.
That is well over 2000 people a day.
https://www.destatis.de/EN/Themes/Countries-Regions/International-Statistics/Data-Topic/Population-Labour-Social-Issues/Health/Suicide.html
Earth would be well in the clear.

kritiper's avatar

Humans would be never ending.
It was once said that if you took all of the Chinese and lined them up four abreast and marched them into the sea, the line would never end.

Yellowdog's avatar

What would Cthullhu do with the rest of us?

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