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Apocalypse Not: Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Worry About End Times

posted on August 21, 2012

Writing for Wired, Matt Ridley reviews end-of-the-world claims seen in the past 50 years. Noting that “[r]eligious zealots hardly have a monopoly on apocalyptic thinking,” Ridley examines the variety of apocalyptic claims, including those asserting that chemicals or diseases will end humanity. “No matter how often apocalyptic predictions fail to come true, another one soon arrives.” 

Read at Wired