The Big Ideas of 2047

Doom Diary #5

Waiting to see if the world will begin again.
ERNST LOGAR 2008

This is #5 of a series of diary entries that have arrived in our lap from beyond the horizon of now. The journey begins on July 3, 2020 and continues on March 6, 2020, January 1, 2021 and July 9, 2022 ... ending in the year 2047.

January 3, 2023

Nights are different now. Lillian’s 
deep, even breathing is the only form in this fathomless quiet. I’m not used to it being so quiet. No sleep for me. 
I stay up watching fires across the lake. Watching to see if the world will begin again.

January 29, 2023

BBC radio ... internet up for only a few minutes here and there.

Hard to figure out what happened ... who got hit the hardest ... how many died ... maybe 1 or 2 billion ... maybe more?

January 30, 2023

Nuclear wars raging in the Middle East, Pakistan, India ... hordes pouring into Europe ...

Chinese pushing up into Siberia ... Japan closed off ... Australia taken — no mercy shown.

For now Osooyos feels like the best place in the world to be ...

Continue with us on the journey to 2047 with Part Six of the Doom Diary.

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Anonymous6

Nuclear war has been in the horizon for 60 years. Sure, it might happen some day, but it would be more interesting to see how climate change threats and abrupt changes in the price of energy resources might affect old tensions (or create new ones). Also, please pay more attention on the comment section, stuff is getting arbitrarily censored.

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