|Screen shot from the video game, The Last of Us, published by Naughty Dog|
|Cover from the DVD, The Road, based on the book by Cormak McCarthy in which the protagonists have to survive in a post-apocalyptic earth destroyed by some vague menace|
I don't know how wide-spread fears of the apocalypse are but they seem to exist or these books wouldn't be written or movies wouldn't be made.
|On the Beach, a movie from the fifties featuring a Nuclear Holocaust|
It used to be Nuclear Destruction that we feared the most, which is understandable since the government had an active policy of making us afraid of it, complete with drills and everything but that fear seems to have gone away since the real thing such as the disasters in Chernobyl and Fukushima though thoroughly awful seem to be viewed as local, survivable disasters.
|Post WWII Cologne, Germany. By the time my family moved into the area a little north of where the picture was taken, things were pretty well cleaned up, although we still had piles of rubble across the street from our apartment building.|
|Replica of an Unagan kayak from Akun, Alaska|
Meanwhile, I continue to build skin on frame kayaks because I love the technology and the boats.