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How the World Falls Apart

Paul Cox and Stan Cox

Geoclimatic disasters have loomed over humanity throughout our tenure on Earth, but that doesn’t mean we should accept anything about them. Each awful ordeal is an opportunity to learn and change, and the enemy of change is the idea that “these things just happen.” It’s the grand excuse of a global economy that spins off more catastrophes than any storm front. And it means more and more people, more and more often, will be joining the residents of recently flooded Ellicott City and White Sulphur Springs in the timeless landscape of the post-apocalypse.