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Alyssa Vance

The main reason to focus on existential risk generally, and human extinction in particular, is that anything else about posthuman society can be modified by the posthumans (who will be far smarter and more knowledgeable than us) if desired, while extinction can obviously never be undone.

Alyssa Vance, Comments on A Proposed Adjustment to the Astronomical Waste Argument, LessWrong, May 27, 2013