The Doomsday Clock, explained

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The clock's ticking.

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The Doomsday Clock began as a graphic on the first edition of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists’ magazine. Since then, the Bulletin has used the clock as a symbol for their interpretation of humanity’s approach toward the end of times, changing the time as new threats arise or old threats resolve. Originally, the Bulletin only changed the time when they felt the threat of nuclear weapons became more or less imminent, but the clock today reflects other types of threats as well, from climate change to cybersecurity to reckless language to Donald Trump.

Here’s a link to the January 2017 video announcement: https://youtu.be/0d1DwfXk5U0

And here’s a link to the official statement by the Bulletin: http://thebulletin.org/sites/default/files/Final%202017%20Clock%20Statement.pdf

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SKX44
All of you will be dead in 2030 at the latest. You will die horribly fueled by the leaders you thought were beneficial, and are murdering you. Death to Trump and Putin.
Gamer 213
I only clicked on this because of nuketown zombies
Raymond Modell
So wait, is this clock democratic?
godzilko
It's been good living in the last moments of humanity :) Or was it ?
ysolomon malodgne
42
Simon Brown
what was it at during the Cuban Missile Crisis?
dat boi
"Donald trump"
Keith Foester
oh, like we need more symbolism to a problem pertaining to reality.
Señor Pedro Santos
Damn why's Duterte there? Filipinos are for Russia!!

Bakit nandoon si Duterte? Hahaha
Eugenio Mele
Until USA exists this world won't live in peace...
Sukuri Subs
So the clock moves on it's own or is there a guy that just moves the hands every time something disastrous happens?
Sean Garcia
Feminism will push us over
Heybob123
Lol hah the world was supposed to end so many times... WAIT PEOPLE BELIEVE THIS?
Lukman Azabagic
fuckign retarded when vikings were real it was hotter then today so whats problem whit climate change as well donald is better ageinst hillary she would have caused ww 3
Ben Powell
I'm not American, so I thought I'd ask this. Do you guys think that Donald Trump is a pretty legit reason to move the Doomsday Clock forward?
Mhoki Plays
People who believe that we can stop global warming are idiots global warming cant be stopped because it's already happening
Jørgen Oktober Storm Nestande Thyrum
What's the painting at 0:15?
Samuel Sitter
230 to 0 hour
Über
how did i guess they'd bring up the president
Rebel Goy
The World should rid of it's Nuclear Weapons by launching and dropping them on Yidrael and JEW.S.A!
Real Teal
Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it
Real Teal
Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it
J Ger
This video was pointless
Kickyourfaceninja
guys crazy Russian hacker might be a on are side or there side for war because we might have a nuclear war with them
Casual Anime Nico
Love how "Donald Trump" is listed with "cybersecurity", "climate change" and "nuclear weapons" in the reasons why the doomsday clock ticks closer to midnight
linuxman777
Shouldnt the clock have moved back? We elected a president who is making peace between nuclear powers, unlike warmongerer Hillary.
Mhei8116
What a load of bs
Drew Peacock
iron maiden anyone
Henry Kwant
Assassinate trump
Noah Abraha
the 90's was such a peaceful time
Elijah Egley
don't let the placebo effect work for this situation being this close to midnight will frighten people causing the clock to get closer to midnight
Close Combat Lucario
Lol "Donald Trump" is just a normal president passing through the election and winning nothing to see here people under estimate him
Bonsie Boo
Wait. Do people change the time on the clock or does it change itself?
A_loyal_American
So essentially when communism dies the world dies?
eric chad
trump really, is that best globalist got?
Hayden s
Fake
Dan Sullivan
selling fear
Dan Sullivan
this is way too political
Pete Wentz From My Chemical Romance
Donald Trump sitting in the back, slowly turning the hands
gilrock14
that clock is based only on ideology... my gott
Sean Duncan
LMFAO Donald Trump such a boss he's triggering the doomsday cucks. that's how you know it means nothing .
Uaesniper1GT
It's all fake
Helga Hufflepuff
Save us Daddy Musk
molly brudnak
So Michael Scott's "threat level midnight" actually makes sense......
Random Name
"And Donald Trump"XD
Jackson McKagan
i hope Donald Trump dies : )
MrZezell
"climate changes, nuclear weapons, and Donald Trump"
Brian C
"Donald Trump is a reason" yeah okay.
lvlaple4Ever
If Hillary Clinton was elected then it would've been midnight.
Clorox Bleach
Can't your just turn back the clock? Or even better! Throw it away?
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