Reason #1 In the first place, if a nuclear attack or biological attack happened, people would be in major SHOCK! Some would lose their entire families if they only survived and I doubt very seriously they would be so "care Free" with the attitude the people chosen for this experiment (if you want to call it that) seemed to have. Of course they have that attitude because they know it is only an experiment. THEIR families will be alive and greet them when they are finished with the experiment. But for a real life scenario, it would not be that way! The people who survived would carry around a tremendous amount of mental anguish...coupled with the fact that their entire way of life is now gone! Think about the survivors of families that lost loved ones in 9/11 or katrina disasters. They themselves are still having a hard time coping with those memories and the family members they lost all those years ago. So I doubt very seriously the mental state of survivors on day one would be as good as the ones on this experiment.
Reason #2 If A biological or nuclear attack happened, I doubt very seriously that the "colonists" would have it so easy as to stumble upon a warehouse they could use for shelter as well as have a whole crate full of "harbor freight" power tools inside. Just seems to be too easy.
Reason #3 Then you have to take into consideration the fact that you would have to be extremely lucky to have a group with a doctor, engineer, martial arts specialist, etc. It seems the producers of this show may have thought that those people would come together if they survived, but it seems WAY too convienient to have people with exactly skills you would need to do, mechanical work, welding, plumbing, carpentry, you name it, they seem to have it. So while the show may try to pass this group off as handicapped somehow, I think it is total BS! They might as well have had a survival expert join the group! Because I doubt very seriously that this kind of talent in skills would come together so easily after a real disaster.
Reason #4 IF there WERE a biological attack or a nuclear attack in the US, the water and food supply of a city like los angles WOULD BE CONTAMINATED! And no amount of "homemade filters" would get it out of the water supply! Sorry that is totally false!
Reason #5 IF people were REALLY fighting each other for resources, it would be a "no holds barred" situation. Not this mamby pamby push and shove thing like what you saw in "strangers among us"! IF that had of been real life, someone would be DEAD! And probably the black guy and his girlfriend would have gotten ganged up on and beaten to death for trying the things they tried like hogging resources! And I simply don't buy the explanation that the actors that pose as threats are told not to physically harm the people in the experiment, but the people of the experiment don't know that! I mean come on! Clearly the people in the experiment know the limits of what they should do to, or as I said, there would be someone end up dying on that show! People have been knifed and killed for their shoes in LA! So it is not hard to believe in an actual end of the world scenario, people would act like animals and kill anything that threatened them...even mildly. If anyone hads ever watched the day after, it has a scene where this guy goes home to find squatters on his land and when he tells them that they needed to leave, some guy comes around behind him and blows him away with a shotgun! Now THAT is realistic! Something like that is not only plausable, but probable in a real life end of the world!
So it seems this show leaves a LOT of things out! ( only a few are what I mentioned, there are others) The question that nobody can answer is how bad it would be if a city like Los Angles was destroyed or for that matter most or all of the country or the world. That is a question I don't think anyone can answer....certianly NOT a show that locks up a bunch of highly skilled people in a warehouse area!
Oh and one more thing that is not even real....everyone putting up with mikes BS! If that had of been real life and he mouthed off to people like that, I think I would give him two weeks to live before someone got sick of his mouth and shut him up...permanently!
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