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This Man Just Emerged From His Y2K Bunker

Submitted by on December 18, 2013 – 4:53 am |

After 5006 days, Norman Feller finally emerged from the bunker buried in his back yard in preparation for the never present Y2K disaster.


He came up at 14 years – a year earlier than planned – because he was curious if he was right. Of course, he wasn’t. His wife was a naysayer and didn’t even get invited into the bunker. She’s since remarried.

Fortunately, he learned something. Norman says, “What I learned is that people need to stop living like the world is going to blow up and going to end.”

The radio story below, from which this information was taken, was created by the Canadian Broadcasting Company Show, This is That. The story itself is a fake, but the immobilization of apocalyptic fear is very much real.

The bigger lesson you can I can derive from this satirical story? Don’t be immobilized by fear. As you live today, you’ll be given the opportunity to take risks and live a life beyond your human capacity. Or, you can choose to crawl into the bunker in your backyard and live the same old mundane life. The trouble is, you’ll emerge 14 years from now in the same place you were today.

Get out of your shell – whatever that shell is – and live big today.

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