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dsula wrote: What am I to say? I'm trying to explain that past experiences is no guarantee for the future. But hardly anybody takes notice. How can I get people to stop and listen, so I can at least try to bring higher level arguments into play?
Thank you for any advice.
seenmostofit wrote:First, you must convince them that no matter what they can see, think, or feel, the world is collapsing everywhere else.
Some 14 percent of American adults believe children these days will enjoy a better life than their parents did, an all-time low, a Rasmussen Reports poll finds.
The survey also reveals that 65 percent do not expect today’s children to be better off than their parents, while 21 percent aren't sure what to expect.
Meanwhile, more and more Americans are growing increasingly skeptical of the American dream in general.
vision-master wrote:Egyptian famines are biblical.
How Egypt was felled by famine - in 2180 BC
EVEN ancient Egypt's mighty pyramid builders were powerless in the face of the famine that helped bring down their civilisation around 2180 BC. Now evidence gleaned from mud deposited by the River Nile suggests that a shift in climate thousands of kilometres to the south was ultimately to blame - and the same or worse could happen today.
Yup. What he said.ian807 wrote:I wish I had some good advice for you, but I don't think there is any. The USA is in the grip of normalcy bias and entertainment media. Most people don't have much bandwidth for anything else. Even if they did, how many of your neighbors could our would prepare? ...
Post collapse, you'll be sort of busy, but the major threats after that will be starvation, followed by radiation from failing nuclear reactors as more and more of them become unmaintainable and without diesel fuel for emergencies.
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