Modeling the past to save the future.

Last update: July 9, 2022

About This Site:

Big Pic Explorer is a repository for the writing and research of Bradley Jarvis concerning the future of humanity. Much of it includes attempts to identify and simply model basic global variables underlying history with the goal of determining how people's values are reflected in their impact on the world and what would be required to extend our survival for as long and possible.

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Research Overview and Status:

Research, embodied by a model called Timelines that is based on historical trends, has shown that humanity's behaviors, wellbeing and longevity are deeply tied to, and critically limited by, the supply of resources that can be used to meet basic needs as found in natural ecosystems. We are rapidly exhausting those resources; and if we are to survive, we must stop consuming more while working to increase their amount.

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