To be clear, I’ve never been a doomsday prepper. But the comfortable world we’ve built for ourselves has never seemed more at risk to me (at least during my lifetime). It’s not that I think anything in particular will happen, just that we are skating on some thin cultural ice right now.
I was discussing all this with my sister, and then a couple of days later I came across this article from the New York Times.
So, obvs, sent it to her.
Clearly, I’m all set.
PS – It might be that I’m crazy like a rich person. The difference is subtle, but substantial. Yet another indicator that I was meant to be born rich but the universe fucked up. You had one job, universe.
PPS – OR it could be subtle signs from the universe that I’m going to be super rich. I’m sorry for being so hard on you a second ago, universe. Please forgive me.
PPPS – Oh shit, what if the universe is going to hold a grudge now and not make me super rich?!
PPPPS – Dammit, I’m probably back where I started.
PPPPPS – Which is
not at all totally prepared for the collapse of Western civilization.