I can't help wondering if our spoiled, sheltered existence is going to come back and bite us in the rear. It's already starting to ecologically...and I don't think we can be dismissive about the number of geopolitical tinder boxes dotting the globe (Iran, Pakistan, Tibet, Kosovo, North Korea...)
Anesthesiologists are obsessed with making preparations for contingencies. But how can I prepare my children for THIS mess? Did our parents worry about the Cold War like this? Are these just the same thoughts every generation of parents has?