Death Quotes

The Crichton Conundrum

Michael Crichton’s Rule

Novelist Michael Crichton, author of Jurassic Park, Westworld, Sphere, and other novels, once observed that “Once you abandon strict adherence to what science tells us, once you start arranging the truth in a press conference, then anything is possible.” Here is the Crichton Conundrum: If people are against something, then any theory is correct that […]

Jane Fonda On Climate Change

Jane Fonda: On the Climate Change Catastrophe

It’s only going to get worse as climate gets worse and more and more people are harmed. We have 11 years to avoid catastrophe, and we can’t do it unless people mobilize by the millions in the streets. — Jane Fonda, actress Death by Design by John Graves is a dystopian thriller featuring an elite […]

James Lovelock on Human Survival via Climate Change

James Lovelock: Human Population Affected by Climate Change

By the end of this century, climate change will reduce the human population to a few breeding pairs surviving near the Arctic. — James Lovelock, author, Healing Gaia: Practical Medicine for the Planet! Death by Design by John Graves is a dystopian thriller featuring what can happen when the elite puts climate change over human […]

Famine and Population Growth

New York Times: On the Coming Famines

While there have always been famines and warnings of famine, food experts generally agree that the situation now is substantially different. The problem is becoming so acute that every nation, institution, and every human being will ultimately be affected. — New York Times, 1969, on writing about food shortages due to population growth These food […]

Environmental Fund on Population Growth

Environmental Fund: The World Will Be Ruined by 2000

The world as we know it will likely be ruined before the year 2000. … World food production cannot keep pace with the galloping growth of population. — Environmental Fund open letter (1975) The world’s population has doubled since 1975, and yet the average person is better fed now in 2019 than in 1975. Another […]

rince Philip on Killer Viruses

Prince Philip of England: On Killer Viruses

If I were reincarnated, I would wish to be returned to Earth as a killer virus to lower human population levels. — Prince Philip of England Death by Design by John Graves shows how a manufactured virus could decimate the Earth’s population. Death by Design by John Graves is a dystopian thriller that reveals how […]

Bioterrorism Threat

The Nature of the Bioterrorism Threat

Unfortunately the nature of the bioterrorism threat makes determining the risk difficult. The presence of an intelligent adversary who can adapt to successful countermeasures complicates standard assessment techniques. – Congressional Research Service, 2011 Death by Design by John Graves is a dystopian novel that showcases how difficult it will be to determine the risk of […]

New York Times on the Ice Age

New York Times on the Coming Ice Age

An international team of specialists has concluded from eight indexes of climate that there is no end in sight to the cooling trend of the last 30 years, at least in the Northern Hemisphere. — New York Times, 1978 (just 10 years before global warming became the received wisdom from the same mainstream media) Death […]

Jennifer Doudna on the power of technology

Jennifer Doudna: On the Power of Technology

Great things can be done with the power of technology; and there are things you would not want done. Most of the public does not appreciate what is coming. — Jennifer Doudna, biochemist, University of California at Berkeley Death by Design by John Graves is a revealing dystopian novel that features how technology could be […]

The Conflict Between Good and Evil

The Conflict Between Good and Evil

In the conflict between good and evil, the light and the dark, the light doesn’t always win. — unknown Death by Design by John Graves is a revealing biothriller that features a story about the conflict between good and evil, the light and the dark. Read Death by Design via Amazon: