Doomsday Clock 2023 reveals ‘it is 90 seconds to midnight’ | USA TODAY

This year's Doomsday Clock announcement revealed it is 90 seconds to midnight, making us closer to global catastrophe than ever before.

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The world is closer to annihilation than it has ever been since the first nuclear bombs were released at the close of World War II, The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists said Tuesday. The time on the Doomsday Clock moved forward from 100 seconds to midnight to 90 seconds to midnight.

It’s a reset of what has come to be known as the Doomsday Clock, a decades-long project of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists featuring a clock face where midnight represents Armageddon

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  1. If the Earth formed at midnight and the present moment is the next midnight, 24 hours later, modern humans have been around since 11:59:59pm—1 second. We still have time to get this right.

    1. Atleast Your Clock Is More Accurate Then Theirs Tho, Their Point Is Nuclear Power And Nuclear War Not The Beginning Of Time.

  2. There is no benefit to this. It just encourages those who are tyrannical and may want something dramatic to happen to keep going.

    1. @Marte Romawhen 12 hits dosent mean that the worlds over bro, it aint like the just end the world when it hits midnight

    2. @Marte Roma Armageddon is the battle that will occur when Christ comes with his army to wipe the evil off this earth. No survivors. His children will be taken up before Armageddon.
      Sorry for Klaus. Not.

    3. @Kids Cruising on the Curb no, they’re just saying we’re very close to a nuclear war. Well DUH! F’ING Putin. And also that we haven’t taken any meaningful action to prevent global warming. But it’s mostly the Putin thing.

    1. That was from the Mayan calendar, and not even the Mayan calendar actually said the world would end, that was a misinterpretation. It just marked the end of an (about) 5,000 year period.

  3. Wish with all my heart,that these bad people who are working so hard to ruin OUR World,still have 90 seconds to regret and ask God for forgiveness.Blessings to all the people from the entire World!!!

  4. Only doomsday any of will experience is the day of our own deaths, paranoid fools with a doomsday clock 🙈😂😂😂

  5. Some things in life are bad,
    They can really make you mad,
    Other things just make you swear and curse,
    When your chewing on life’s gristle, don’t grumble
    Give a whistle
    And this’ll help things turn out for the best

  6. If you actually look at where this clock was during pivotal moments in history, and where they said we were, you’ll realize it’s also inaccurate. You know why? Cause it’s unbelievably arrogant to think “scientists” could calculate something like this to begin with. Can’t wait until they reach negative minutes to midnight. Or start going down a second every year. XD

    1. According to these “scientists” we were closer to apocalypse in 2007 than we were during the 1962 cuban missile crisis. This entire thing is a farce.

  7. I think it is pretty obvious things will get worse before they get better, but I don’t understand creating a physical association to these things with a clock. If the idea is to create fear, then I guess they’re succeeding but I feel like all of this is unnecessary. If people do not know about current events, then let them live in ignorant bliss

    1. Yes, it literally exists to create fear. The founder said it’s purpose was “to preserve civilization by scaring men into rationality.”

  8. 90 Seconds To Midnight? It’s Closer To 12:04 Am, I Used To Watch This So Called Doomsday Clock… But After Today Its A Very Rotten Joke!!!

    1. I agree.. nobody is capable of predicting the end of the world.. not even the smartest person.. I wish people would just be realistic for 5 minutes instead of living in this stupid fantasy.. we really have reached a low point believing in a clock that was designed to scare people into behaving… ridiculous.

  9. Look how many doomsday predictions there were.. how many of them turned out to be true? None.. the same goes for this clock..

    I think it’s best to just rename it “the theory clock”… seems more accurate if you ask me.

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