Instructions for the post-apocalypse

For once, these instructions are not coming from me. Or Ann. Or Tavia.
Shocking, isn’t it?
It seems that we are not the only apocalypse-obsessed people on the planet. Also, not everyone wants to announce that obsession over the Internet.
Also shocking.
Anyway. Last week, I came across this article from Wired. And it fascinated me. So much that I decided to write about it.
It seems that, way back in the Before Time (by this I mean 1980), a little gigantor-sized monument was unveiled in Elbert County, Georgia. Called the Georgia Guidestones, it lists “post-apocalyptic commandments” for what’s left of civilization. You know, like a guide.
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Edible microchip: good for your health?

So last Wednesday, on January 18, there was this little online movement to protest SOPA. Maybe you heard of it? (Students everywhere may have lost their minds temporarily, since English Wikipedia was one of the protesting sites and went dark for an entire day. Hell, forget the students, *I* went slightly nuts that day, since most of my daily go-to sites had gone dark. Like ICoS.)
Ahem. Anyway. When discussing the SOPA blackout, Tavia and I also briefly discussed how something like SOPA could spiral toward censorship very easily. (It was brief because of this pesky thing called work. So annoying, that.)
But this post? Is not about censorship. (Well, not specifially, anyway.) (Haha, made you look!)
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Edible microchip: good for your health?

So last Wednesday, on January 18, there was this little online movement to protest SOPA. Maybe you heard of it? (Students everywhere may have lost their minds temporarily, since English Wikipedia was one of the protesting sites and went dark for an entire day. Hell, forget the students, *I* went slightly nuts that day, since most of my daily go-to sites had gone dark. Like ICoS.)
Ahem. Anyway. When discussing the SOPA blackout, Tavia and I also briefly discussed how something like SOPA could spiral toward censorship very easily. (It was brief because of this pesky thing called work. So annoying, that.)
But this post? Is not about censorship. (Well, not specifially, anyway.) (Haha, made you look!)
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