Preparing for the Zombie Apocalypse

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  • In Haitian Voodoo (correctly spelled vodun) a zombi is believed to be one who’s soul has been imprisoned causing them to enter a state of temporary death.
  • As superstition gave way to the nuclear age, zombies were depicted as caused by radiation; this shifted to viral causes as fears about radiation subsided and fear about viruses increased
  • As superstition gave way to the nuclear age, zombies were depicted as caused by radiation; this shifted to viral causes as fears about radiation subsided and fear about viruses increased
  • As superstition gave way to the nuclear age, zombies were depicted as caused by radiation; this shifted to viral causes as fears about radiation subsided and fear about viruses increased
  • Voodoo Zombies – Obsolete Night of the Living Dead Zombies – George Romero.
  • Preparing for the Zombie Apocalypse

    1. 1. Preparing for the Zombie Apocalypse Knowledge, Skills and Survival
    2. 2. Preparing for the Zombie Apocalypse <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Origins & History </li></ul><ul><li>Know your Zombies </li></ul><ul><li>Preparing your Survival Kit </li></ul><ul><li>Z-Day Survival Tips </li></ul><ul><li>Further Reading </li></ul><ul><li>Zummary </li></ul>
    3. 3. Why do we fear zombies?
    4. 4. The food chain
    5. 5. Mortal Terror in Partial Zombie Population
    6. 6. Single Zombie = Not Scary
    7. 7. Many Zombies = #$%^&*
    8. 8. What we know <ul><li>Zombies are dead. </li></ul><ul><li>Zombies eat us. </li></ul><ul><li>More zombies = More Fear. </li></ul><ul><li>Zombies represent all that is most ignoble and terrible about the human condition </li></ul>
    9. 9. Zombies around the world <ul><li>The fact that the dead may return and wreak havoc is a almost universal human fear. </li></ul><ul><li>This is evidenced by the fact that zombie lore appears in many cultures around the globe </li></ul>
    10. 10. “Zombie” in other cultures <ul><li>Chiang-Shih </li></ul><ul><li>Revenant </li></ul><ul><li>Draugar </li></ul><ul><li>Baykok </li></ul><ul><li>Nachtzehrer </li></ul><ul><li>Pocong </li></ul>
    11. 11. Origins of the Zombie <ul><li>Zombie </li></ul><ul><li>The world “zombie” comes from Haitian term “zombi”. </li></ul><ul><li>They in turn got it from a West African Tribe called the Yoruba, where the word meant ‘Snake God’. </li></ul>
    12. 12. Haitian / Creole Origins <ul><li>In Haitian Voodoo a zombi is believed to be one who’s soul has been imprisoned causing them to enter a state of temporary death. </li></ul>
    13. 13. Fears of the Atomic Age <ul><li>During the atomic age (post WW2) radiation began to be the cause for zombies </li></ul><ul><li>Worldwide fear of nuclear war was one of the primary reasons for this. </li></ul>See: George A Romero’s “Night of the Living Dead, 1968
    14. 14. The Viral Pandemic Age <ul><li>Atomic fears gave way to fears of viral epidemics </li></ul><ul><li>Recent depictions of zombies are potrayed as carriers of a deadly and contagious virus </li></ul>
    15. 15. Zombies & You
    16. 16. Identifying a Zombie <ul><li>Unhappy appearance </li></ul><ul><li>Drags their feet </li></ul><ul><li>Moans and drools </li></ul><ul><li>Follows others like sheep </li></ul><ul><li>Appreciates the taste of brain </li></ul><ul><li>May dance to a Michael Jackson routine </li></ul>
    17. 17. Know your Zombies <ul><li>Voodoo Zombie </li></ul><ul><li>The original </li></ul><ul><li>Caused through voodoo curse </li></ul><ul><li>Considered to be obsolete </li></ul><ul><li>Night Zombie </li></ul><ul><li>Caused by being bitten </li></ul><ul><li>Always slow and clumsy </li></ul><ul><li>Afraid of fire for unknown reasons </li></ul><ul><li>Eats human brains </li></ul><ul><li>SciFi Zombie </li></ul><ul><li>Caused through manmade virus </li></ul><ul><li>Sometimes slow and clumsy </li></ul><ul><li>Grow into a more mutated form </li></ul><ul><li>Rage Zombie </li></ul><ul><li>Zombification through biting </li></ul><ul><li>Fast, strong and vicious </li></ul><ul><li>Eats anything that moves </li></ul>
    18. 18. Self Defence in a Zombie Assault <ul><li>Zombies are VERY PATIENT </li></ul><ul><li>Time is of the essence </li></ul><ul><li>Where there is one zombie there are always more </li></ul><ul><li>You are smarter </li></ul><ul><li>When in doubt, RUN </li></ul>
    19. 19. Taking them down <ul><li>Always aim for the head </li></ul><ul><li>Decapitation is better </li></ul><ul><li>Always RELOAD your weapon </li></ul><ul><li>Anything can be a weapon </li></ul>
    20. 20. Preparing your Survival Kit <ul><li>Water – for 3 days. </li></ul><ul><li>Food – 3 day supply </li></ul><ul><li>First Aid Kit </li></ul><ul><li>Flashlight </li></ul><ul><li>Crowbar or Shovel </li></ul><ul><li>Swiss Army Knife </li></ul><ul><li>Matches </li></ul><ul><li>Duct-Tape or Rope </li></ul><ul><li>Radio </li></ul>
    21. 21. <ul><li>Shotgun and shells </li></ul><ul><li>Handgun and ammo </li></ul><ul><li>Electric or petrol chainsaw </li></ul><ul><li>Samurai Sword </li></ul><ul><li>Cricket Bat </li></ul><ul><li>“The Good Book” or A good book </li></ul>Preparing your Survival Kit
    22. 22. Z-Day Survival Tips <ul><li>Avoid Hospitals </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid Police </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid Shopping Centres </li></ul><ul><li>“Moving Target” Strategy </li></ul><ul><li>“Fall Back & Fortify” Plan </li></ul><ul><li>The “Pretend to be a Zombie” alternative </li></ul>
    23. 23. Further Reading / Watching
    24. 24. Zummary <ul><li>Zombies lore is almost universal around the globe </li></ul><ul><li>Zombies represent all that terrible about us </li></ul><ul><li>Fear of zombies stems from real world fears </li></ul><ul><li>Be prepared with a survival kit </li></ul><ul><li>Think Quick, Act Fast </li></ul><ul><li>Aim for the head </li></ul><ul><li>Know your survival strategy </li></ul>
    25. 25. Questions?

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