A freak solar event "sterilizes" the half of the planet (people, animals, etc) facing the sun. What happens?
July 28, 2009 8:08 AM Subscribe
The Power of Posterity This is a really interesting idea, what would happen if half of the world is unable to procreate as a result of a freak solar event. The consensus in this article is that humanity will breakdown and we will be reduced to living for today’s pleasures since we no longer need to worry about future generations. Is posterity really the underling motivating factor in our lives?—this also sounds like the storyline for a summer blockbuster.
This post was deleted for the following reason: Eh, David Brooks padding out a guest column with some middling chatfilter probably isn't really worth its own post. -- cortex
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