We can yet mitigate the effects. So I, as a Leftist World Survivalist (there are no rightist world-survivalists, they could give a rat's patootie whether the world lives a year or a century), am going to continue to put my pen to work, and physically put my body in the way where I see that either might accomplish aught.
How many of you have ever heard and watched when a piece of metal gets in the way of an unyielding machine? When I was sawmilling, on two occasions when I was there, we were sawing a big ol' log, big pine or oak, and with no warning the log-- certainly a ton or more of wood-- bucked right back off the saw carriage, the engine went into redline mode-- it hurt to hear the noise it was making-- pieces of saw teeth, suddenly deadly shrapnel, tore holes in the galvanized roof above the saw line, and everyone was in emergency mode.
immediately got the engine shut down, but the saw was useless. We had tried to
saw through a civil war minie ball. I AM a wrench in the machine, y'all. I will snarl up the works until they crush me, or someone has to come remove my bent but unbroken butt.
Keep them wrenches and sabots coming,