When the alarm sounds, it’s too late to prepare. If you’re in the building during an earthquake, you can only hope it was designed to withstand and built correctly.
Most don’t want to talk about smoke on the horizon. Some might talk about the coming storm, but we usually hate the people who know the size and name of the coming army.
“I can’t know that much. So, there’s no way anyone else does.”
If you see the writing on the wall, don’t argue with people who don’t listen. Be peaceful. Be ready. Just make sure no one is surprised.