2019 Collapse Survey: Kollapsniks are Well Educated!

youtube-Logo-4gc2reddit-logoOff the keyboard of RE

SFollow us on Twitter @doomstead666
Friend us on Facebook

 

Published on the Doomstead Diner on December 26, 2018

Discuss this article at the Survey Table inside the Diner

 

Survey still OPEN

Current Response Totals: 175 Respondents

Update 12/26/2018 9:00AM AST: 200 Respondents

Respond to the Collapse Survey Here

 

One of the things I find most interesting about doing these Surveys is finding out just what the Demographic composition of Doomers are.  I'll have a lot more information on this after the Survey closes, but for today we'll just look at the Education level of people who are Collapse Aware enough to be looking for information on various websites around the internet concerned with these topics.

Image result for millennials with cell phones The survey doesn't concern itself with the Clueless Hordes out there with no concept of what is ongoing, and it doesn't even sample everybody who has some grasp of Collapse.  It only samples people who haunt a variety of collapse oriented websites and may have seen a link for the survey.  How many people that actually is I'll try to estimate after I have all my data compiled.  However, regardless of total population here, this sample already is pretty good, although of course it could be better the more people who fill it out, so if you haven't done so yet, GET TO IT and BE COUNTED!  Survey will close after New Year's, once I get over my Hangover and can get the computer turned back on. lol

Now, while there are 175 TOTAL respondents to the survey as of now, not every respondent answers every question, and that's OK.  On the Political level, there are only questions about Amerikan Electoral Politics, specifically about the possibilities for POTUS candidates in 2020.  Some early criticisms came in that the Survey is too "Americentric", but that's not true.  Only a few of the questions concern themselves with the Political Sewer ongoing in the FSoA.  Most of the questions apply generally no matter where you live.  I couldn't possibly list all the candidates in all the countries now undergoing collapse issues, it would be ridiculously unwieldy even if I knew who they all were and I don't.  I don't live in those places, I live on the Last Great Frontier of Alaska, nominally a part of the FSoA although not connected to it by land.  Besides that, most of the readers of these English Language blogs come from English speaking countries, and most of those are from Amerika.  So I'm sorry if your country's politics are not included here, but just skip those questions and go to the Collapse Focused ones.  You can submit the survey just the same, it doesn't matter.  You just aren't counted on Amerikan Political questions is all.

One of the most interesting things so far that I can see (anybody can see it, you don't have to be a mathematical genius for this) is how well-educated Kollapsniks are relative to the the level of the typical Amerikan.  The education level of Doomers surveyed appears in the graph at the top of the page.  Now let's compare that to the general education level of the FSoA Population as Surveyed by the US Census Bureau:

Image result for educational attainment in the us

As you can see, the percentage of the FSoA that has a Bachelor's Degree or better totals up to 30%.  Now total up the percentages in those categories for Kollapsniks.  An ASTOUNDING 64% of Kollapsniks have a Bachelor's Degree or Better!  That is more than double the percentage of the average member of this society, so it should be little wonder that what Kollapsniks think doesn't match what the general population thinks in aggregate, on just about any topic at all related to collapse.  Also why you as a Kollapsnik may find it difficult to convey these ideas to friends and relatives.

What is even MOAR astounding than that once  you get into some of the responses made by this well-educated Cohort of Doomers are some of the response they generated along the way.  There are several questions I find it hard to believe what either the majority or the plurality of these folks think is true.  However, I'm going to wait on looking at and analysing the results of those questions in detail until after I close the survey.  It is a shit load of data and I only wanna have to do it once.  I'm not the blackboard wizard and numbers cruncher I was as a Yute, and I don't have so much time left Walking the Earth I wanna use it up doing a lot of detailed statistical analysis.  However, if you are a numbers cruncher with some verifiable credentials, I'll provide you all the raw data and we can collaborate on more detailed view of the numbers.  You can CONTACT me on the Doomstead Diner, and send your email to me and I will get back to you.

Sunday we will look at a few more of the questions, specifically those addressing the Energy issues faced as Industrial Civilization works its way deeper into the toilet.  The Full recap will come either the following Sunday or the week after that, depending on when I actually close it and how detailed I end up getting on my analysis. How many miles do you think knowledgeable and Collapse Aware Doomers drive their internal combustion carz every week?  How often do they fly on Airplanes each year?  Inquiring minds want to know.

 

Meanwhile, you still have time to get your votes in and get your voice (or keyboard strokes in this case) heard.  Click the LINK to the Survey and let us know what you think.

Merry Collapsemass and a Happy Doom Year!

Ho Ho Ho.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Knarf plays the Doomer Blues

https://image.freepik.com/free-icon/musical-notes-symbols_318-29778.jpg

Support the Diner
Search the Diner
Surveys & Podcasts

NEW SURVEY

Renewable Energy

VISIT AND FOLLOW US ON DINER SOUNDCLOUD

" As a daily reader of all of the doomsday blogs, e.g. the Diner, Nature Bats Last, Zerohedge, Scribbler, etc… I must say that I most look forward to your “off the microphone” rants. Your analysis, insights, and conclusions are always logical, well supported, and clearly articulated – a trifecta not frequently achieved."- Joe D
Archives
Global Diners

View Full Diner Stats

Global Population Stats

Enter a Country Name for full Population & Demographic Statistics

Lake Mead Watch

http://si.wsj.net/public/resources/images/NA-BX686_LakeMe_G_20130816175615.jpg

loading

Inside the Diner

Quote from: azozeo on Today at 12:37:24 PMI luv that.... further guidance (lol)https://www.whitehouse.gov/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/M-19-07.pdf[/ur...

Quote from: Golden Oxen on Today at 01:07:17 PMDiner's after giving it much thought I am preparing to reactivate my Forum.  There has been an unusual flurry of interest in it for the last three months or so, which is dif...

Quote from: K-Dog on Today at 02:09:51 PMThis is the Dunning Kruger effect at work.Trumps bullshit is actually bush league and as the saying goes he is now out of his league.  Lost in the swamp he talks about.I came up...

Quote from: Surly1 on July 09, 2017, 04:12:30 AMQuote from: azozeo on July 08, 2017, 01:35:53 PMIt must a fucking graveyard around this haunt (pun intended) when the GOD DAMN FLAT EARTH DOUCHE BAGSge...

Perhaps more gravel in the asphalt.If it matters I qip.  The pic is from the movie 'On The Beach' 1959.  QuoteSawfish and its crew return to Australia to enjoy what pleasures remain to them before the end...

Diner Twitter feed

Knarf’s Knewz

Quote from: AJ on January 19, 2019, 05:19:50 AMQuo [...]

Quote from: Eddie on January 18, 2019, 04:24:36 PM [...]

Quote from: Surly1 on January 18, 2019, 10:46:09 A [...]

Diner Newz Feeds
  • Surly
  • Agelbert
  • Knarf
  • Golden Oxen
  • Frostbite Falls

Car dealerships put in a lot of work to not sell y [...]

Australian heat wave: Roads melt as heatwave escal [...]

Doomstead Diner Daily January 20The Diner Daily is [...]

[html]News & Views | Saturday, January 19, 201 [...]

Thanks for sharing this find. I don't know ab [...]

December 31, 2018I wish I could say that 2019 will [...]

[img]http://dl.glitter-graphics.com/pub/720/720246 [...]

Quote from: AJ on January 19, 2019, 05:19:50 AMQuo [...]

Quote from: Eddie on January 18, 2019, 04:24:36 PM [...]

Quote from: Surly1 on January 18, 2019, 10:46:09 A [...]

Quote from: Golden Oxen on Today at 01:07:17 PMDin [...]

Diner's after giving it much thought I am pre [...]

Quote from: Golden Oxen on January 18, 2019, 07:45 [...]

Quote from: Golden Oxen on January 18, 2019, 07:45 [...]

Read many places of late how the President of the [...]

Print on Card Stock or better still Glossy Photo P [...]

Quote from: Golden Oxen on January 09, 2019, 05:12 [...]

Quote from: Golden Oxen on January 09, 2019, 05:12 [...]

Quote from: Eddie on January 09, 2019, 05:13:53 AM [...]

Oh please. Is there an eye-roll emoticon? [...]

Alternate Perspectives
  • Two Ice Floes
  • Jumping Jack Flash
  • From Filmers to Farmers

The Essence of Control Is Its Concealment By Cognitive Dissonance   For thousands of years “control” [...]

There Will Be Blood…and Many More Lies By Cognitive Dissonance   I suppose if we randomly stopped pe [...]

A Few Screws Loose By Cognitive Dissonance     Twice a year, usually in the spring and fall, I haul [...]

The Honor Box By Cognitive Dissonance   It is commonly said the fish rots from the head down, meanin [...]

Animal Spirits and Over Extended Markets By Cognitive Dissonance     Animal spirits is the term John [...]

Event Update For 2019-01-18http://jumpingjackflashhypothesis.blogspot.com/2012/02/jumping-jack-flash-hypothesis-its-gas.htmlThe [...]

Event Update For 2019-01-17http://jumpingjackflashhypothesis.blogspot.com/2012/02/jumping-jack-flash-hypothesis-its-gas.htmlThe [...]

Event Update For 2019-01-16http://jumpingjackflashhypothesis.blogspot.com/2012/02/jumping-jack-flash-hypothesis-its-gas.htmlThe [...]

Event Update For 2019-01-15http://jumpingjackflashhypothesis.blogspot.com/2012/02/jumping-jack-flash-hypothesis-its-gas.htmlThe [...]

Event Update For 2019-01-14http://jumpingjackflashhypothesis.blogspot.com/2012/02/jumping-jack-flash-hypothesis-its-gas.htmlThe [...]

With fusion energy perpetually 20 years away we now also perpetually have [fill in the blank] years [...]

My mea culpa for having inadvertently neglected FF2F for so long, and an update on the upcoming post [...]

NYC plans to undertake the swindle of the civilisation by suing the companies that have enabled it t [...]

MbS, the personification of the age-old pre-revolutionary scenario in which an expiring regime attem [...]

Daily Doom Photo

man-watching-tv

Sustainability
  • Peak Surfer
  • SUN
  • Transition Voice

What can you do to prepare when you can’t?"A split vortex sending waves of cold into North America, Europe and Russia is what a warmer oc [...]

I think I just stopped being a feminist"From where the sun now stands I will tribe no more forever."Clemson’s Justyn Ross makes a [...]

Becoming Plastic"We can just equip these new monkeys with some silicon AI and have done with the slow and rando [...]

Retrospectacles"Evolution dropped a dual-hemi into the drivetrain of a fecund nomad, injected Nitro and walked [...]

The Fabrics of Society"Yoga pants are destroying the Earth"Reet AusWe know to avoid plastics because they are ma [...]

The folks at Windward have been doing great work at living sustainably for many years now.  Part of [...]

 The Daily SUN☼ Building a Better Tomorrow by Sustaining Universal Needs April 3, 2017 Powering Down [...]

Off the keyboard of Bob Montgomery Follow us on Twitter @doomstead666 Friend us on Facebook Publishe [...]

Visit SUN on Facebook Here [...]

To fight climate change, you need to get the world off of fossil fuels. And to do that, you need to [...]

Americans are good on the "thoughts and prayers" thing. Also not so bad about digging in f [...]

In the echo-sphere of political punditry consensus forms rapidly, gels, and then, in short order…cal [...]

Discussions with figures from Noam Chomsky and Peter Senge to Thich Nhat Hanh and the Dalai Lama off [...]

Lefty Greenies have some laudable ideas. Why is it then that they don't bother to really build [...]

Top Commentariats
  • Our Finite World
  • Economic Undertow

The collapse community has been wrong. I hang my head in shame. We're looking at ten years of c [...]

Survey now with 600 Respondents, 212 from r/collapse, 136 from Cassandra's Legacy, 99 from TBP, [...]

Yeah, like a government shutdown and endless fear mongering about a border wall. A wall that is a pe [...]

Collapse Something or Other… now UP on the Global Economic Intersection! http://econintersect.com/pa [...]

Collapse Something or Other... now UP on the Doomstead Diner! http://www.doomsteaddiner.net/blog/201 [...]

RE Economics

Going Cashless

Off the keyboard of RE Follow us on Twitter @doomstead666...

Simplifying the Final Countdown

Off the keyboard of RE Follow us on Twitter @doomstead666...

Bond Market Collapse and the Banning of Cash

Off the microphone of RE Follow us on Twitter @doomstead666...

Do Central Bankers Recognize there is NO GROWTH?

Discuss this article @ the ECONOMICS TABLE inside the...

Singularity of the Dollar

Off the Keyboard of RE Follow us on Twitter @doomstead666...

Kurrency Kollapse: To Print or Not To Print?

Off the microphone of RE Follow us on Twitter @doomstead666...

SWISSIE CAPITULATION!

Off the microphone of RE Follow us on Twitter @doomstead666...

Of Heat Sinks & Debt Sinks: A Thermodynamic View of Money

Off the keyboard of RE Follow us on Twitter @doomstead666...

Merry Doomy Christmas

Off the keyboard of RE Follow us on Twitter @doomstead666...

Peak Customers: The Final Liquidation Sale

Off the keyboard of RE Follow us on Twitter @doomstead666...

Collapse Fiction
Useful Links
Technical Journals

Railway networks are exposed to various environmental conditions. It is thus critical that infrastru [...]

Buildings and construction is the most important economic sector in the world after agriculture [... [...]

In The Gambia, climate change has affected, and continues to affect, the agriculture sector. Thus, t [...]

Follow on our http://www.doomsteaddiner.net/forum/