The consequences of a nuclear war are difficult to predict.
Difficult, but not completely impossible to prepare for and anticipate.
In fact, the world has been preparing for nuclear Armageddon for about 70 years now. Regular people were being prepared for just such an eventuality by being instructed by their teachers from an early age to duck and hide under the desks in their classrooms, or by running in an orderly fashion to take shelter in the school’s basement. This was by far my favorite part of atomic bomb drills when I was a kid because the basement of the old school, which was built in 1886, was dark, spooky and totally awesome.
Not that running to the basement would help very much, of course, depending on how far the bomb would fall and the extent of the radioactive fallout.
Important people, such as presidents of various governments, have been…
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