Don’t worry about the Mayan prediction flop. There’s still a ton of stuff to worry about, from the Aztlan/Reconquista Uprising to the new Persian Empire to just regular old avalanches. And there are people who worry about these things … a lot. Benjy Sarlin examines the “prepper” subculture.
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