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"Apocolypse" type shows and group dynamics. A discussion

Discussion in 'Now Playing - TV Show Talk' started by mwhip, Mar 11, 2013.

  1. Ruth

    Ruth Now with toddler

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    Books that have not been mentioned yet:

    Where Late the Sweet Birds Sang
    Wool
    Oryx and Crake
    Pure
    The War Against the Chtorr series (kind of mid-apocalypse)
     
  2. malayphred

    malayphred Underpowered User

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    I think (I really do sometimes) that there is a fundamental theme in all of these presentations and that is the "single enemy" factor. What follows is typical reactionary behavior.

    All the rest is bending the basic sociological principals to make up a good story.

    Wow - I really know some big words.
     
  3. BlueMerle

    BlueMerle Adorable Deplorable

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    Agreed, and it can make or break a series for me. Walking Dead does a pretty good job in this area, Revolution - sucks.

    Very much this. And in short order those that fall apart will be dead from one cause or another. What you'll end up with is psychologically damaged people that are still able to function. Sorta like we have now. :) ;)
     

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