By now, everyone has heard about the “zombie apocalypse.”
The term has become synonymous with the end of life, the end for many people, and the end to the normalcy of life.
The first time I heard about a zombie apocalypse was in 2012, when a man named Peter Tompkins said on Twitter that he would “survive the zombie apocalypse” if he were still alive.
Since then, the word has become a common descriptor for what many people refer to as the apocalypse.
“The apocalypse is happening right now,” said Chris Goss, a film and television professor at the University of Southern California and author of the book The End of Zombie Apocalypse.
“[But] there is no such thing as a zombie Apocalypse.
The zombie Apocalypse is a false consciousness that is the result of the human tendency to assume things are going to go the way they are.
And I think that people have a tendency to think that, ‘I will survive this,’ and then they are never going to.
The idea that there is a zombie epidemic or that there will be an outbreak is simply not true.”
Zombies are an extremely real threat, Goss said, because they are not only a result of our tendency to believe we will be safe in the wake of a natural disaster, but also the result from a series of human impulses.
The most common one, Giskos points out, is our belief that things are just going to be okay and we can get by.
As Goss puts it, “The zombie Apocalypse and its aftermath is a reminder that human beings have a limited ability to live through natural disasters.”
The problem, Gaskins argues, is that we humans are not just limited in our ability to survive a natural catastrophe.
We also have a propensity to overestimate the ability of our own bodies to handle the consequences of a disaster.
And even if we are able to adapt to natural disasters and the consequences they have, we can easily become complacent and unable to recognize and react to the potential consequences of our actions.
There are two ways to combat this tendency to view natural disasters as an automatic and inevitable part of life: 1) Recognize that we have a lot to learn from them; and 2) Investigate our ability and capacity to survive natural disasters more thoroughly and with more care.
It is true that we are more prone to overestimating the potential impact of natural disasters than we are to underestimating their potential, according to a 2015 study by the University at Buffalo and Duke University.
But when it comes to our ability, it is also true that our ability is limited.
As Goss points out: The average American has only three years of experience living through a natural calamity.
They have less than six months of experience surviving an Ebola outbreak.
They are not as prepared as we would like them to be.
And they are still not prepared to deal with the possibility that a natural or human-caused disaster could bring them great personal hardship and loss.
The best way to deal is to learn as much as possible about natural disasters.
The study, titled “Are you prepared for the zombie Apocalypse?
An overview of preparedness and the risk of natural disaster,” surveyed 2,000 people in the U.S. about their experience with natural disasters, and they found that more than a third of respondents believed they were “likely to be seriously injured or killed by natural disasters” within their lifetime.
One in five said they had already experienced an “accident” while living in the past year, and that number was much higher among people who had lived in the United States for more than 10 years.
They were also much more likely to say that they had experienced the “death of a loved one” during a natural tragedy than they were to say they had done so in the aftermath of an Ebola epidemic.
Many people say that their most recent disaster experience was just the tip of the iceberg.
And many of the same people who were able to survive the natural disaster in the US are also the ones who will have to deal a great deal with an Ebola pandemic and a pandemic of the kind we have seen in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Goulds told CNN.
“I think there are people who have not been exposed to any kind of natural catastrophe, and there are other people who are exposed to a lot of natural catastrophes and they are very much going to have to learn a lot about those and the responses to them,” Goss told CNN in 2015.
So, how do we combat the tendency to see the natural world as an accident?
One way to do so is to be prepared.
When it comes time to move forward, Ginsons suggests that we need to develop an “autonomous” understanding of the natural environment.
That means we need “a new perspective, a new vocabulary and a new way of thinking about the natural landscape and the environment that is