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A Boom Time for the Bunker Business and Doomsday Capitalists

Discussion in 'The Living World' started by sun rise, Aug 14, 2019.

  1. sun rise

    sun rise "Let there be peace and love among all"
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    Liberals and conservatives agree: things are falling apart and it's time to prepare.

    A Boom Time for the Bunker Business and Doomsday Capitalists

    201 FEET UNDERGROUND, Kan. — In his pitch to potential buyers, Larry Hall touts his condominium’s high ceilings and spacious living rooms. Then there are the swimming pool, saunas and movie theater. But what really sets the development apart, in his view, is its ability to survive the apocalypse.

    Mr. Hall has converted a former military nuclear missile vault into a luxury condominium built 15 stories into the Earth’s crust. He is a leader among a new group of real estate developers investing in the nation’s central prairies and Western foothills: doomsday capitalists.
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    “Fear sells even better than sex,” Professor Hoopes said. “If you can make people afraid, you can sell them all kinds of stuff,” he added, “and that includes bunkers.”
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    Bunker clients say they are united not by ideology — liberals, conservatives and political agnostics exist side by side in this world — but by a belief that global forces have left societies increasingly vulnerable to large-scale disaster.
     
  2. Enoch07

    Enoch07 It's all a sick freaking joke.
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  3. Revoltingest

    Revoltingest Greased up & ready for action!
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    A bunker for Sun Rise....
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