More than any other time in history, mankind faces a crossroads. One path leads to despair and utter hopelessness. The other, to total extinction. Let us pray we have the wisdom to choose correctly.
- Woody Allen, Side Effects, 1980
This came to mind while reading comments at Calculated Risk. It's getting hard to tell the comments from a survivalist's blog - all talk of where to buy gold or silver, how to raise food, etc.