World leaders and scientists are frankly frightened by the prospects of the future! They warn that man now possesses the means of committing cosmocide—suicide of the whole human race! They realize something totally unforeseen must soon occur to stop the present trend of world events—or humanity will finally destroy itself!
“Nuclear terrorism is still often treated as science fiction. I wish it were,” said Kofi Annan in 2005, when he was secretary general of the United Nations. “But unfortunately we live in a world of excess hazardous materials and abundant technological know-how, in which some terrorists clearly state their intention to inflict catastrophic casualties. Were such an attack to occur, it would not only cause widespread death and destruction, but would stagger the world economy … [creating] a second death toll throughout the developing world.”