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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP31 Aug 2020 8:35 p.m. PST

"The end of the world is nigh. Or so we've been told approximately 300 times, until Armageddon was narrowly avoided thanks to a rogue scientist/unlikely hero/band of rebels dreamed up by the incredibly paranoid/relentlessly hopeful people who make movies. With things like climate change looming, end-of-the-world stories just got a lot scarier.

Every fictional depiction of our demise serves a different purpose, from warning us of the idiocy of nuclear warfare (Dr. Strangelove) and scaring the crap out of us about the consequences of genetic engineering (every modern zombie movie), to cautioning us against environmental disasters and spinning any number of silly allegories in between. Or just having us imagine a life where wearing blind-folds 24/7 is the new norm…"
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Raynman Supporting Member of TMP01 Sep 2020 7:22 a.m. PST

Our current political atmosphere is terrifying!

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP01 Sep 2020 11:13 a.m. PST

Glup!…. (smile)


Heedless Horseman Supporting Member of TMP04 Sep 2020 7:55 p.m. PST

Back in the 70's, there was a UK TV series called, I think, 'Survivors'. The opening was a Lab accident which created a Pandemic. That scared the Hell out of me as a kid…and still does now. I did NOT watch!

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP07 Sep 2020 11:36 a.m. PST



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