Monday, September 3, 2018

Acceptance via Determinism

We’re made of material dust
In a world neither just nor unjust;
What happens each day
Can be no other way
Because molecules move as they must. 

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Oil Companies Knew

It sure takes a whole lot of gall
For people to make such a call;
But who is to say
How much they should pay
For knowingly killing us all?

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Mass Migrations and Lifeboat Ethics

Maybe now is a good time to think
How we’ll act, going over the brink;
In any case, sadly,
Things will end badly,
Plus, all of the lifeboats will sink.

Friday, May 25, 2018

Do What You Love

These four words of wit reinforce 
What doomers do well to endorse:
It’s over, this mess,
So do it, unless
You’re a serial killer, of course.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Updating Einstein

“I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.”

He knew lots about science—and more, 
But he didn’t know doom was in store:
Due to NTHE, 
After World War III,
There’ll be no one to fight World War IV. 

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Ancient Zen Wisecracks

“To be is to do.” — Socrates
“To do is to be.” — Sartre
“Do be do be do.” — Sinatra

“What to do,” asks the doom devotee,
 “With the onrushing shit potpourri?”
The answer, my friend,
For approaching the end,
Is not to “do,” simply to “be!”

Sunday, April 8, 2018

Accepting Doom

I’m struggling here, day by day,
To hold the depression at bay;
I don’t know what to do
(And maybe you too?)
But we’re all going to find our own way.