These ideas are nothing more than doomer cultism at it's worst.
It is better to be prepared and nothing happen, than not be prepared and eveything happen.
Because sooner or later something is going to happen. No one should be condemed for forward planning,
the US learn't this from Pearl Harbour
We in the UK were prepared
for Hitlers ambitions so we survived, alone for over two years.
those with their head up their backside don't deserve to survive.
If there is a volcano and you build your house or city on the side of it and it erupts who's fault is it?
The planners can take some of the blame , but you are mostly to blame for you didn't weigh up the risks.
The same can be said of all people who build and live on flood plains!
Some people are better than others at risk assesment,some of us trust our instincts