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No one can find a viable solution or inspiring ideas that help civilization to persist

If we fail to find a viable solution for civilization to persist, someone else may.

Someone could find a dreadful solution or try to influence civilization to the disadvantage of others

Any ideas put forward would still have to be implemented.

It has been put forward that some dreadful futures may be worse than none at all, i.e. extinction of the human race and non-existence of individuals might be preferable than continuation and existence of intelligent individuals under certain conditions. If that is indeed so and if it shoud be up to the living to determine that for possible ancestors is debatable. The mere prospect is certainly no reason to stop looking for solutions. The ambition of course should be to create the most happiness and least suffering ( started with the question of how to achieve the most happiness). Concepts of happiness are more difficult and controversial than those of existence, so this could be a second step once the conditions of continuing civilizations of any kind have been better charted.

Someone could prove that long term civilization is infeasible

For one, it is not certain that it this is so. Self aware beings able to share information have come about, why should they not find ways to continue? Civilization may well be possible as long as life is.

And, apart from formal logic the "proof" would likely involve assumptions about reality, which can never be known as true for certain.

If long term civilization really were infeasible, knowing about it would have advantages. With such a proof would come insight in the causes that prevent it from lasting, helping to make the most of what possibly can be. And we could better appreciate the gift we have and make the present more worthwhile for those alive

We've found ways to deal with the prospect of our own death. And, we already know that it doesn't look like the universe will support life forever. We enjoy something special. Those time scales are so astronomically far away that we don't worry about it at all. The challenge is to make civilization last as long as possible.

It seems likely that looking for what allows civilizations to last is useful.

Someone could write things that are illegal or submit copyrighted work

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Other risks

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