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    that agitation is going to do a hell of a lot of good until the corpses pile high enough for people to realize that their personal survival is threatened.  And then, their first priority is going to be to assure that survival (and of course their offspring) above all else.

    Effective communal effort seems far less likely than a sudden rush to Hobbsian competition such as is seen in prison camps, internment centers, and reservations.  Resource scarcity rarely brings out the best in humanity.

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