If you’re not preparing for the end of the world, don’t worry, some of your neighbors are.
And teenagers today, well, they’re all over it.
So are millions of Christians, who don’t want to be Left Behind, when armageddon comes.
Those who see eco-decay and social mayhem resulting from unchecked capitalism are similarly fatalistic:
The race of doom is now between environmental collapse and global economic collapse. Which will get us first? Or will they get us at the same time?
Have I mentioned the Mayan calendar yet?
Yes, if you look around, dystopia and doomsday have combined to become a veritable cottage industry. In my new post at the Yale Forum on Climate Change & the Media, I survey the apocalypse contagion that new movies and books are spreading across our doomed world.
UPDATE: Of course, it makes perfect sense that “doomsday dating” sites are proliferating in those bunkers.