Computer predicts the end of civilisation (1973) | RetroFocus

Computer predicts the end of civilisation (1973) | RetroFocus

In 1973, Australia’s largest computer predicted trends such as pollution levels, population growth, availability of natural resources and quality of life on earth.

ABC’s This Day Tonight aired this story on 9 November, 1973

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50 Comments

  1. Watachee Runningfree on December 6, 2019 at 7:12 pm

    As soon as this man used the word planet he proved to me that he is apart of the Devils herd.

    MAN CANNOT DESTROY WHAT GOD HAS MADE!



  2. Daniel Mancilla on December 6, 2019 at 7:13 pm

    I dont think you can trust a man’s scientific information with that haircut, already we know he makes bad decisions.



  3. Independant Thinker on December 6, 2019 at 7:15 pm

    Early propaganda, damn libs, deep setted mental problems. Odd ocean only rises there, besides, it’ known as the sinking city



  4. mario Sorrenti on December 6, 2019 at 7:16 pm

    His kids drew that in the 70s



  5. Collin Daugherty on December 6, 2019 at 7:16 pm

    Al Gore went back in time and made this to control the timid…



  6. Restless Classic on December 6, 2019 at 7:19 pm

    Civilization is spelled with a z..



  7. Kvyn Gmbyr on December 6, 2019 at 7:19 pm

    WOW ANCIENT LOST KNOWLEDGE TOO LATE TO USE



  8. jtspiky on December 6, 2019 at 7:24 pm

    Smaller cars.. work less 😂😂😂



  9. Irving Peenwiddle on December 6, 2019 at 7:25 pm

    they’ve been working on a One World Gub’ment for a loooong time



  10. Sasha Whitehead on December 6, 2019 at 7:26 pm

    IT is a shame that the Fat cats of consumerism, have not cared at all about these predictions and have only ramped up the refuse in our disposable world!



  11. Hector Lamar on December 6, 2019 at 7:27 pm

    I would have thought the Z curb was the zombie curve.



  12. Jerry Sedlacek on December 6, 2019 at 7:27 pm

    All complex life on Earth extinct within 100 years. The future is starvation, the food chain is collapsing.



  13. Independant Thinker on December 6, 2019 at 7:30 pm

    You believe this, you’re the problem



  14. GS-Xmas Tree on December 6, 2019 at 7:31 pm

    I see the conspiracy nutters are out in force in the comments LOL



  15. Theresa Gluckhertz on December 6, 2019 at 7:34 pm

    What I hear is one world government! And, in the whole earth the US uses more than 60% of the worlds natural resources? BULL!!!



  16. gerardo granados on December 6, 2019 at 7:35 pm

    So that’s when this global warming hoax agenda start it??🤔



  17. Scott Fulkerson on December 6, 2019 at 7:39 pm

    This is complete garbage. The fact it is ABC news tells me all I need to know.



  18. That FiFo Guy on December 6, 2019 at 7:39 pm

    Wow and this is before the rise a China as a manufacturer, was that factored in?



  19. Mark Shirley on December 6, 2019 at 7:41 pm

    firmament! I Love y’all



  20. Mark Nasser on December 6, 2019 at 7:42 pm

    Timing is spot on. After the tribulation and battle of armageddon just when GOD wipes us off the face of the earth.



  21. Richard Costa on December 6, 2019 at 7:44 pm

    😂😂😂



  22. CosmogyralOfficial on December 6, 2019 at 7:45 pm

    The computer is wrong



  23. I THE PREACHER on December 6, 2019 at 7:50 pm

    If we do not examine our own history the we are doom!



  24. jeweleratlarge on December 6, 2019 at 7:50 pm

    I think this is one of those Disney imagineers



  25. BILLY Bear on December 6, 2019 at 7:50 pm

    I just want my meat 🥩 cheap and tasty meat



  26. Ryokoji on December 6, 2019 at 7:51 pm

    Never underestimate a computer, may I explain total reality? Please reply is so I can assure your knowledge that life isn’t as hopeful as you think it is……



  27. Charlene Vennard on December 6, 2019 at 7:52 pm

    ABC=ALWAYS BULL CRAP.



  28. Clinton Towne on December 6, 2019 at 7:52 pm

    Yezz indeeed ..mhmmkay @arianagrande @selenagomez. BRILLIANT



  29. Blue 1 on December 6, 2019 at 7:52 pm

    1960 Its global cooling…1980 Its global warming… 2000 We will just call it Climate Change! That way were right and… We can impose laws, guidelines, and enforced controll and blame it all on stupid sheeple because they cant figure out that the corporations have been bending the rules, spilling oil, marketing plastic and murdering people with pristine ideas.



  30. Jerry Sedlacek on December 6, 2019 at 7:53 pm

    Pollution on this Graph follows the Carbon PPM of the atmosphere.



  31. A Garrett on December 6, 2019 at 7:53 pm

    At 7:23 of the video the rubber hits the road – soft boiled into giving up Liberty & Sovereignty to these guys. Never



  32. godson johnson on December 6, 2019 at 7:56 pm

    That’s the sad future of humans on Earth, as long as people deny climate change overpopulation and the degradation of Earth’s atmosphere and environment then this is what awaits mankind. Even the ET’s has been clamouring that our Planet can’t support the rate of its population growths but because of our religious mindset and backward thinking we felt they’re trying to control us. SMH



  33. Adrian_Aztec Signal on December 6, 2019 at 7:58 pm

    Hahahahaahahhahhaahahaah
    And they even believe this ancient propaganda.. great effort..
    Righto what a load of shit..
    People really this gullible??? lol



  34. The Derny Forful Channel on December 6, 2019 at 7:58 pm

    MK has always been a part of our culture. Knowing the Truth will keep your mind awake and away from the lies of this world.



  35. Karl Degraa on December 6, 2019 at 7:59 pm

    The ones who paid for the programming got what they wanted, a tale of woe and destruction. It was completely wrong. The Club of Rome were and are completely wrong.



  36. Todd Gilbert on December 6, 2019 at 8:00 pm

    Sounds like the seads of globalism,the new world order, Al gore rytham. You all need to live a minalmalist life styles except those at the top. Absolute power corrupts absolutely.



  37. Martin Ljubic on December 6, 2019 at 8:00 pm

    Okay, I missed it, where’s the toilet?
    Or can I piss into one of these open urinal mouths!!



  38. OriginalRaw&Uncut on December 6, 2019 at 8:01 pm

    1973 is a bit too late for black and white



  39. tim hollis on December 6, 2019 at 8:01 pm

    Creepy club of Rome dudes= illuminati depopulation agenda.



  40. Seven on December 6, 2019 at 8:02 pm

    This spooky like watching a baked bean makin the bed



  41. Eric W on December 6, 2019 at 8:02 pm

    What extraordinary amounts of baloney. So they’ve been trying to sell these same old lies for that long have they. Fascinating, people eat these same garbage lies up the same way today as they did then.



  42. Watachee Runningfree on December 6, 2019 at 8:02 pm

    This mans god is Satan!



  43. pam leevers on December 6, 2019 at 8:03 pm

    I could not give a toss if the world is about to end..



  44. Ice on December 6, 2019 at 8:03 pm

    Garbage in Garbage out



  45. Cheady Cheady on December 6, 2019 at 8:03 pm

    Globalist’s Agenda



  46. Constitution Defender on December 6, 2019 at 8:07 pm

    And yet we are still here. In 1976 we were told we were entering a mini ice age. Fear has been used against us since Jesus said he was coming back one day. Climate change is weather. One large volcanic eruption puts more toxins and pollutants into the air than man has in his entire existence. Only fools and liars say otherwise.



  47. jack wilson on December 6, 2019 at 8:07 pm

    Bollocks



  48. WorldClassSound on December 6, 2019 at 8:07 pm

    What a load of BULL



  49. Jerry Sedlacek on December 6, 2019 at 8:08 pm

    I love this, one of the earliest and most fundamental algorithms written knew we were on a path to extinction.



  50. Mike Roseberry on December 6, 2019 at 8:09 pm

    At 4:17, DOING Something positive about population control?.. WOW!