- the godlessness of society;
- the worldliness of society;
- mind control chemicals put into the chemtrails by the deep state;
- the greed of corporations
Just enough fact is in the recipe that otherwise sane people get drawn in like iron filings to a magnet. At holiday gatherings, it can take courage to argue with uncle John who has generously purchased the high-tech equivalent of tinfoil hats for each family member. These cost eighty dollars on the same site that offers AR-15 rifles, doomsday shelters, survivalist supplies, and dehydrated food to see you through your choice of the apocalypse or the rapture.
These tactics offer simple but frequently expensive solutions to complex problems – You and your dear ones will retreat to your basement and wait out the Final Days – to emerge in two weeks and repopulate the earth. Noah didn’t have it this easy.
For people falling for this brand of fantasy, there should be some prize for magical thinking.
Most of us know by now that the problems facing our continued existence can’t be solved by stop-gap measures or mere hunkering down for a week or two. We’ve lost the treasure of pristine earth, and actual work, not magical BS, will be required to regain some semblance of what was lost – in a hundred years.
But instead of working to reduce our use of fossil fuels, plastic, or other things, it’s easier to seek an easy way out.
And considering our societal penchant for shopping, what could be better than buying a solution on our favorite online store?