posted on Aug, 29 2011 @ 07:36 AM
I would think, given today's circumstances, that the catalyst for such an event would be world economic collapse. If you think about it, if the
world's economies collapsed, the devastation would be far worse than that of the great depression. Things like food, water, basic needs like
electricity and fuel would become very sought after commodities. The only way to stem looting would be to enact martial law. For those who have
promulgated anarchy and revolution, I would think they would be on the list for some sort of internment camp. The government would view these people
as threats and the ones who could lead a revolution.
The only other scenario would be a pandemic, possibly triggered by a government developed super bug getting out into the populace. Something akin to
the black plague. With the threat of death, and a lack of medical intervention I think the population would just go berserk. People would begin
killing others who they felt were infected, just to protect themselves and their family. Isolation would be the rule of the day and anyone that
threatened it would be susceptible to being killed. This would also lead to "quarantine" zones, or FEMA camps.
Everyone would be rounded up and screened, and the only way to effectively do either scenario would be to eliminate the ability for mass
communication. If people could not communicate, then the military complex would have free reign to do as it wished without the knowledge of the