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It makes a far more exciting movie if we can make it as a "them aginst us" war story, but I am not sure that reality would be that way. It would of course vary a lot with the pre-apocalyptic culture: Some nations are - today - quite explicitly "Grab for yourself whatever you can get hold of" (called "freedom"), others are far more "Let's stand together and make the best out of it" (called "socialism" or "suppression of freedom").

What I am most of all afraid of is being all alone, having to solve absolutely all problems by myself with support of noone. In my manuscript, mentioned above, that was the starting point: The main character is the only adult survivor, plus a small group of kids up to twelve years. Later, contact is made with a few other adult survivors, and several of these are essential to the survival of the group.

This idea of "Kill everybody else before they kill you, even though you are The Good Guy" doesn't appeal to me. In a society stressing such ideals, you must be prepared for everybody else seeing you as the menace, and they will be eager to kill you just as fast as you are to kill them, without giving you a chance to prove to them that you really are a Good Guy (you just want to kill everybody, to be on the safe side). I don't think that attitude is as pronounced in the society where I live.
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