Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos made a rather bold acknowledgement this week, predicting the future demise of his 24-year old juggernaut valued at nearly $1 trillion.

“Amazon is not too big to fail…in fact I predict one day Amazon will fail,” Bezos said in an internal meeting when asked about the recent bankruptcy of Sears, according to Business Insider. “Amazon will go bankrupt. If you look at large companies, their lifespans tend to be 30-plus years, not a hundred-plus years.”

Business Insider reported that while no empire lasts forever, it is unusual for CEOs, particularly one of the world’s most successful companies to talk down their own enterprise. It should be noted that Bezos…