Re: Petroleum and Y2K

Eugene Leitl (
Fri, 8 Oct 1999 12:16:38 -0700 (PDT)

David Crook writes:

> Your doomsday predictions are SELF FULFILLING. Rumors about food shortages
> cause people to stockpile, which depeletes supply. Rumors about civil
> unrest cause people to buy guns and ammo, which it should be obvious that
> this country has ENOUGH of those already. Rumors about bank collapses
> causes runs on banks.
> Stop it already. You are the problem.
> Sorry, I just had to be serious for a moment.

1) nobody but geeks read FoRK, so little damage is done
2) I suggest you turn to mass media, and tell them not to start
spreading the panic. Oops, too late. They've been doing that
for months.