The Downside blog is an exercise which will become at some point in the future a testament to optimism or despair. But the premise is simple. This blog is the thinking man’s guide to impending doom. It is the almanac of the economic apocalypse which may or may not include zombies – metaphorical or otherwise. One might say it is about doomsday prepping, or survival skills, but such things cannot actually be done in a blog. This place is more about wonders and signs, about making sense of things that fall apart and making the appropriate mental and spiritual adjustments that will have us clear-eyed and walking if things go from pear-shaped to rotten.
So let’s get started.