Originally Posted by houghtam
If we're wrong, we'll die in the first wave and won't be able to say I told you so, so I'm not sure where he is getting that this could possibly be our motivation.
I'm personally at a loss as to why alarmism isn't considered a bad thing at all times, and approached with the utmost skepticism, as it is usual based on shadowy, nebulous "truths" and "wait-and-sees" rather than hard evidence.
Fear and paranoia have become embedded in our society. School kids taught to hide under a desk during a nuclear attack was the image of the 50's.
From the 60's, it has been the collapse of the financial system and it's become a growth industry ever since.