'Doomsday Clock' to move nearer midnight
RAPHAEL G. SATTER
LONDON - The world has nudged closer to a nuclear apocalypse and environmental disaster, a trans-Atlantic group of prominent scientists warned Wednesday, pushing the hand of its symbolic Doomsday Clock two minutes closer to midnight. (Article continued here.)
It's been said that an outside enemy, attackers from outer space for instance, would see humanity learning to get along right quick. Sad to see this not happening. We're fighting over whose god sent the aliens. Some of us are even rejoicing in the end of the world, heaven awaiting.
Or are we just denying the aliens altogether. Global warming scares us, but not enough to see us doing something drastic, like rationing our driving. Have too many apocalypse cults warned that "The end is near" for too long, leaving us all deaf to the dire warnings. Are we the world that cried wolf?