Category Archives: Collapse

How long to rebuild after the fall of civilisation?

How long for technological civilisation to recover after an all out nuclear war or high mortality pandemic? 1. I PREDICT AT LEAST REGIONAL GOVERNMENTS WITHIN A YEAR. After some unspeakably horrible months after the initial crisis, survivors will settle into some … Continue reading

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Complete financial collapse?

I just added the following to my doomers page. *** Risk 6: Complete financial collapse The ABC recently hosted “The Ascent of Money” by Niall Ferguson. To present the case for economic collapse, I will hand you over to the … Continue reading

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Dark Mountain Bulverises

Paul Kingsnorth of the doomer ‘Dark Mountain’ project seems busy psychoanalysing everyone that disagrees with him. Apparently he knows the near future, and it is Dark, with a capital ‘D’ for Doom. However when we dig just a little deeper … Continue reading

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OZYMANDIAS I met a traveller from an antique land Who said: Two vast and trunkless legs of stone Stand in the desert. Near them, on the sand, Half sunk, a shattered visage lies, whose frown And wrinkled lip, and sneer … Continue reading

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George Monbiot on Collapse and Apocalyptic Outsiders

OK, I know I’ve had a go at George Monbiot over his initial misguided rant against Biochar, but eventually he backed down somewhat. But right now he’s one of my heroes for being able to despatch the lies of global … Continue reading

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