Global Pandemics. Nuclear War. Asteroid Collision. Financial Meltdown. Zombie Carnage. Alien Invasion. Meteor Shower. Global Warming. It’s only a matter of time. The number of ways Earth is threatened with disaster increases all the time. The longer things go on, the more obvious it is, to people of all faiths and nations, that humanity is going to buy it, one way or another. There is no stopping it – at least, no stopping it without a miraculous change in human nature: maybe if we stop fighting one another and try to cooperate for a change, but damn, how likely is that?
So it can’t be stopped. It can’t be avoided. It can’t even be toned-down or ameliorated – but maybe, just maybe, it can be survived!
There are some simple steps that you, a common, ordinary, specimen of Homo Sapiens, can take that will drastically improve your chances of survival – not only against the apocalypse itself, but also the Post-Apocalyptic Horror that will follow in it’s wake. Everyone thinks it’s a matter of hoarding canned-goods, or building an impregnable fortress, or staking a claim to the nearest gun-store – but these simple ideas will only delay the inevitable! Canned goods can be stolen by a well-armed mob – and will, in any case, eventually run out. No fortress ever built by man has ever proved to be truly impregnable: if it cannot be taken by storm, it most certainly can be taken by siege, or lost due to the treachery or stupidity of that one sniveling weasel you saved that should have been left outside to be devoured. As for seizing a gun store there are two problems: a) it’s likely already defended by seriously well-armed fanatics, bolstered by the power of the Second Amendment, and b) even if you can take it, you will, eventually, run out of ammunition …
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