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Which Do You Fear the Most . . .

by Maureen Puffer-Rothenberg on August 10, 2009 in Neat Stuff, Odum Library

The failure of capitalism, or an attack by space aliens?

This week Slate.com offers “Choose Your Own Apocalypse,” a nifty little feature where you can speculate about how all America’s infrastructures might fail.

Learn about 144 possible worst-case scenarios!

Could the Southwestern U.S. run out of water?

Will we lose our competitive edge due to rampant obesity?

Get a quick take on your worldview based on your choices at Slate, and speculate along with the experts (and the not-so-expert) on Facebook and Twitter.

Comments

Eric says:

Ha, scenarios include: God, Canada, Mexico, Climate, Energy, Money, Water.

Gotta say I feel pretty safe from Canada and Water. I’d give the nod to money, then God, then energy, then climate.

mpuffer says:

I believe I chose corporate takeover, economic collapse, and/or imperialistic tendencies in government.

The whole thing reminds me of a required class I took in college on the environment and climate that left me feeling it was too late to change already, ask for plastic, party on.

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