20 May '11, 4pm

Why environmentalists will survive Armageddon #green

Dense living. Apparently the end of the world is going to come as a giant earthquake, which means that the Left Behind who live in walkable communities will have an easier time accessing resources , just like in any other natural disaster. Bike transport. You are not going to want to drive a car. For starters, the highways will probably be littered with abandoned vehicles whose drivers just got Raptured right off their beaded seat covers. (Unless Revelation is right and there will really only be 144,000 people taken, in which case we'll probably barely notice. But if there's anything I've learned from Camping, it's that numbers in the Bible probably need to be futzed with a little before they're right. After all, his first calculation had Armageddon taking place in 1994.) Cyclists may be able to stave off Mad Maxiness for a while. Sustainability. Resources may be scarce, s...

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