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Dystopia: How Not to Look for the Apocalypse

I guess everyone knows the world is ending. I mean that we’re ending the world. Because that’s the unique thing, after all. Sure, every generation sees the apocalypse coming, but our generation knows it’s underway and that humans are causing it.

If you don’t, don’t skip this article! We’re not going to spend any time swapping notes on stuff we already know, like that human beings can be selfish and are pathologically myopic decision makers. Nah—we’re going to talk about apocalypse and dread and its effect on the soul.

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