Of Men, Zombies and the Apocalypse

It is undeniable that there has been a major rise in all things zombie and apocalyptic¬†recently. There are numerous reasons for this, and I don’t care to hear or discuss them, not now. Save one. The apocalypse resonates with something deep inside us, deep within the heart of men. Civilization crumbling to hoards of zombies touches upon an instinct that is otherwise left dormant. But let us consider, for a moment, what this apocalypse would mean. Millions upon millions would be left without access to food and medical care, causing deaths beyond our comprehension within a weeks, or even days. Without someone to look after them, young children, elderly, cancer patients, diabetics, our weak, sick and especially our most innocent would die. Tens of thousands would be left to rot, zombies or no. We would have no new food and oil shipped around the world. Areas without natural access to water would die. The tens of millions who are accustomed to going to the store for food would starve within months or weeks. Major population centers would be the first to fall to the masses who hunger and thirst within. Many cities only have enough food to last a few days at most with out more being shipped in. How long have you ever gone without food or drink? Now add zombies into the mix of millions of sick, starving and weak people wanting only to find a drink of water, or a safe place to rest peacefully for a ‚Ķ Continue reading