Avengers, Infinity War: In a world of finite resources, people need to die.
Some people have always occupied themselves in crying out that the end is near. This sort of thing has been going on for millennia. But lately, it seems to me, the volume of such doom-saying has risen markedly. Websites that feature apocalyptic forecasts have grown like weeds on the Web, and at least one...
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Tags: apocalyptic, Club of Rome, Culture, David Hume, doom-saying, Economics, Environment, environmental catastrophe, Global Warming, gloom-and-doom, goldbug, Julian Simon, limits to growth, MacArthur Foundation genius award, Michael Berger, millenarian, Paul Erlich