posted on Feb, 6 2014 @ 12:03 AM
Doom porn appeals to two groups of people:
A) persons who believe they'd have more economic power in the midst of a disaster.
B) persons who believe they'd have more social power in the midst of a disaster.
Our current snivelization doesn't really value my gardening skills---they have zero earning power. The same goes for my interests in hunting and
curing meats. But in a CME or EMP, I'd suddenly be quite popular.
And speaking of popular, life after a disaster is all about who you know. Our society has become a mass culture, one that no longer values community.
Suddenly, community would matter a lot--far more than what stocks you once owned, or what kind of sportscar you drove back when we burnt fossil fuels
that'd been piped for thousands of miles for our convenience.
To make a short story long, it isn't the popular kids who sit around in the basement, looking at back issues of shotgun news and mass debating to