posted on Aug, 25 2005 @ 12:45 AM
Originally posted by Majic
The difference is extremely significant.
Speaking as one of billions who has been terrorized by this clock since childhood, I consider that difference to be essential to keep in
Quite right and an important distinction.
I had forgotten just how deeply that fear ran until I saw SIRR1's post. Between that clock and the TV movie The Day After I was terrified of nuclear
It's also a business. Notice that they sell subscriptions to their bulletin. For money.
Duly noted. I am glad they have decided to make many of their older articles available on the web for free. I'm interested in what they have to say
but even more interested in not spending my money. If they are going to start advertising the Clock again, I want to know what events it is being
based on. I only have about 12 years worth of issues to catch up on.
It's just someone's opinion, and believe it or not, they could be wrong.
And here I thought that only happened to me.
While I think the 'younger crowd' needs to be aware of just how scared people were back then and how much worse it can get (and being outside the
US, I may have a different perspective of it than you), I certainly wouldn't want them to have to live with the kind of fear most of us did back
That is why I find the the Doomsday Clock disturbing. Publicity tool, yes. Incredibly effective publicity tool, hell yes. So effective that I
how scared I was in an instant. Why should the kids today have to suffer from the same paranoia and feeling of impending
doom that we did 20 years ago?