Five Reasons the Zombie Apocalypse Will Never Come to Pass

Aside from the fact that no actual virus/infection exists that would turn living people into soulless, plodding flesh-hungry beasts, there are five reasons the zombie apocalypse will never come to pass.

Just after watching the pilot episode of The Walking Dead, I decided that while I could still watch (and enjoy) any and all zombie films and television shows… I could no longer truly abide them. There’s too many questions logged in my head from years of viewing this particular genre and here, at the end of 2010, I now feel a responsibility to myself and the world to completely unravel any semblance of the well-accepted cultural delusion that zombies could actually take over the world, if they existed in the form presented in popular modern media.

Aside from the fact that no actual virus/infection exists that would turn living people into soulless, plodding flesh-hungry beasts, I believe there are five reasons the zombie apocalypse will never come to pass.

(For the purposes of this dissertation, I am choosing to disregard any zombie tale in which zombies are created by some indefinable Biblical prophecy wherein all dead people rise from the grave and any person who dies after a certain point becomes a zombie whether or not they’ve been “infected” in any way. Because… come on, that’s just ridiculous.)

5. Weather

You know how you have separate clothes for winter and summer? That’s because getting extremely hot or cold is bad for the human body (you may have gleaned this, over the years). Extended exposure to harsh summer sun and/or the frigid temperatures that normally accompany snow and ice will absolutely kill fully nourished and healthy humans. So how would people with open wounds, no shelter, and rapidly decaying flesh and bone respond to being out in the sun for hours or days or weeks at a time?

With an intermittent diet consisting only of human/animal flesh, their bodies would quickly become dried out and malnourished, and they would soon turn to sticky puddles of death on a hot stretch of highway. And if any zombies were caught in a frigid climate, their likelihood of survival would be even further reduced. Frostbite on the limited remaining blood and fluid in their bodies would quickly eliminate motor function, reducing them to mildly cool heaps of flesh itching to be plowed into snowdrifts.

4. They’re already dead

Humans may be relatively fragile but at least we can fix ourselves, more often than not. Human beings can get stabbed, shot, hit by cars, dropped from great heights, drowned, and poisoned and STILL SURVIVE (though to be honest, I don’t know if anyone’s sustained all of those in quick succession). We have science, medicine, and — above all – functioning immune systems. Zombies would have none of these. In addition to the aforementioned problems that zombies would encounter via the elements, they have no way to solve any other physical problem that may pop up. Oh, a zombie stepped off a curb at an awkward angle and broke his/her ankle? Have fun on the asphalt. A stray dog attacks them? Done.

Anything that happens to a zombie is final. Their life support is largely already unplugged. They cannot patch themselves up or seek help at a zombie hospital and their body can’t do anything on its own. The hard work in killing them is done. There’s no right or wrong way to go about ending a zombie’s tenure. It’s one move based purely on physics: impale the brain and walk away.

3. Disease control

Remember when everyone freaked out about SARS? How about the big Bird Flu scare, at the beginning of this century? And then the big Swine Flu business last year — remember that? The total combined deaths of those three recent outbreaks worldwide was under 20,000 people (and an overwhelming majority of those were from swine flu, which is odd considering that that form of influenza is not usually very deadly). Even with a decade and three different battlefronts, the result was far from global eradication of our species. Further, do you know how many SARS/Bird Flu/Swine Flu deaths happened in the United States? About 3,400, and those were ALL Swine Flu related (and nearly half of them were in Florida, Texas, New York, and California… meaning quarantine would’ve been relatively easy to implement).

Now you may be saying: “well, the death toll in those three instances was small because SARS and the flu are treatable and thus, not 100% lethal. So, the number of people who were infected with SARS/the flu is a lot higher than the number of people died by them. But with the zombie infection, once you’re infected, survival is not possible.” And you’d be right. If the zombie virus spread like the Swine Flu, over 600,000 people would be zombies. Or would they? No, they wouldn’t.

See, there is one HUGE difference between something like swine flu and the zombie virus beyond existing suitable medical treatment: transmission. The reason that influenza (in all its forms) has hung around so long and killed so many (thousands of people per year in the U.S. alone) is because it is very contagious. Whether it’s through direct contact with fluids, aerosol germs, or touching a contaminated surface, if you believe someone around you has the flu, you basically need to avoid everyone and everything. Once the flu’s in the area, it’s very difficult to remain flu-free.

But one unchanging part in nearly all of the zombie mythos is thus: you can only become a zombie if you are bitten by a zombie. So to avoid becoming infected with the zombie virus… all you need to do is not get bitten. How hard could that be? Well, for real-world comparison, how many times have you contracted rabies? Exactly. On average, less than 3 people die of rabies in the U.S. annually. The lack of rabies-related death can be attributed to effective vaccinations but also because, at this point, people know not to get within biting distance of wild animals. So, if you knew a zombie virus was out there, would you get within biting distance of any person you didn’t know to be zombie-free (to say nothing of getting within biting distance of any person who looked like a zombie)? Wouldn’t you wear long sleeves and pants and denim and leather all the time just to ensure no zombie could even accidentally pierce your skin? Seriously, one aspect rarely dramatized in zombie stories is that — based on how difficult it is to contract the zombie virus — becoming a zombie would be embarrassing more than anything, as it is a clear message that you’re just a total idiot.


Anyway, my point is this: we don’t live in 14th-century Europe. Zombification isn’t the Black Death. And even if the zombie virus was transmitted by rats or fleas like Black Death… again, it’s not the 14th century anymore. When a disease (of any kind) threatens us in the year 2010, we immediately hear about it. A video of zombies would be on TwitVid within an hour of being filmed. We learn about it. We can handle it. We close borders and set up mobile clinics. We may not solve it immediately but you know those two places, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization? They’re more than a couple of offices with fluorescent lights and file cabinets. They figure out how diseases work. And even if it took a month or a year or even ten years to figure out how to treat the infected, these national/global groups would have no qualms about running PSAs every 19 seconds proclaiming “hey, just a reminder: don’t let dead people bite you!”.

2. They’re mindless

Whether you believe they can run or not, one inescapable truth about zombies since their introduction to pop culture has been that they are conclusively no longer human. They can’t speak. They can’t avoid danger. They can’t use tools. They can’t hide and wait until your back is turned. They can’t organize and design an effective plan of attack. They can’t conserve their energy. They can’t defend themselves. Translation? Make sure there are none hiding in your house and then just shut your doors and windows. That’s literally all you ever need to do.

Zombies could pile up against the sort of door used as the main entry in a home or building but it probably wouldn’t do much good as those doors are designed to keep people out. Zombies have no muscular strength or logic to organize “1… 2… 3… push!” so it would be long, sustained light pressure on your front door. I think by the time that loosely assembled plan came together for the zombies (if it ever did), you would’ve had more than enough opportunity to slip out the back door and drive anywhere else in the country.

Put it this way: how many able-minded criminals have broken into your residence when the doors were locked? Take it back another step: how many ANIMALS have outsmarted you enough to enter your house? And zombies are conclusively dumber and less capable than both of those groups. Our whole world is already full of objects erected to keep things apart — anybody who didn’t have brainpower or muscular ability enough to use a sledgehammer or turn a door knob would have endless amounts of trouble breaching these barriers. And that’s before you factor in people nailing two-by-fours across every entrance, piling up sandbags along the sidewalk, and buying tank spikes from the Army surplus store (I already have a line of credit there, just in case).

If you’re going to take over the world, you need to at least be as smart as my dog. Zombies don’t make that cut.

1. The military.

I would argue that no genre has disrespected the military quite like zombie cinema. At least when aliens or monsters or robots devastate armed forces in movies, it is usually hilariously explained within the context of the story (aliens have technology, monsters are bulletproof and very large, robots take over our computers and become omnipresent). But when zombies supposedly overrun the world, we’re rarely given an explanation as to how these zombies could possibly trump a force with greater numbers, strategy, technology, and firepower. Zombie fiction (in film and literature alike) tells us that these military forces were simply defeated and that’s about it. We’ll see the occasional abandoned tank and helicopter, with bloody fatigued bodies nearby but we’re never really offered any reasonable logic as to how this could have happened. That’s because it wouldn’t happen. It’s dumb.

[Even worse, most zombie media will usually add another insult to the military by depicting at least one or two sequences wherein our protagonist ragtag band of survivors (or even a single survivor) -- traditionally armed only with melee weapons -- successfully wipe out a dozen or so zombies while rarely enduring any casualties on their side. How does this make any sense? A bunch of untrained civilians can hold this menace at bay but no military can? Pssh. Anyway, back to my point.]

Using America’s military for comparison, do you realize that even when facing multiple well-armed foreign militaries overseas nearly non-stop over the last 90 years, the entire American military has never even come close to being totally annihilated (also relevant: America won nearly all of those wars). And those were multiple-year struggles against organized groups with rifles and jets and tanks — not a bunch of uncoordinated, slow-moving morons in wide open spaces.

On top of that, one of the biggest issues in winning a war is finding and subsequently neutralizing the opponent. This would never ever be a problem with zombies because zombies would be the only opponent in the history of living things to:

a. repeatedly try to get very close to their greatest predator

b. have absolutely no defense against their greatest predator

c. not flee their greatest predator even as their greatest predator is obliterating all other zombies

d. not be able to increase their numbers without step A

So if this unlikely outbreak somehow started, as long as every healthy human being stayed indoors, all the military would need to do is drive down the street and capture/kill those stumbling around, looking for flesh. It would be easier than Duck Hunt.

In conclusion, the zombie-induced end of the world as depicted in films, television shows, and comic books would never happen. Could zombies wreak some havoc in a small, isolated town full of the dumbest people on Earth? Sure. But once anyone with a functioning brain heard about it, the clean-up would take like 9 hours.

Justin Brown is a writer and artist living in Virginia. He channels most of his mind's molten river of creativity into his blog Esteban Was Eaten!. For even more information about him, check out his website.

  • just a thought

    I Agree to the fullest,, One thing to add, if by some minute chance there were some virus out there so incredibly potent, by far if it spred so rapidly that the government couldnt contain it. Do you think the government would be still hanging around to see the outcome . Put themselves there family or anybody close to them at risk, ….NOOOO……. TOWN , CITY, ISLAND AND SO ON WOULD BE DEMOLISHED IS SECONDS FLAT… So come on people think outside the box.Common sense people…so if you see 100′s to 100, 000′s of people high tailing it away. Believe me if such a threat were so they wont sneek out one by one..

  • Rusty

    Just get over it, zombies will never happen. People like you wish so hard that there could be a zombie apocalypse because you have delusions and fantasies about being on the road slaying zombies/being a badass, whatever. I’ll bet you have tons of weapons in your home, 8 different locks on your door, and a pantry comprised of nothing but MREs. There’s nothing wrong with preparing for the worst, but zombies are one scenario that does not take priority over far more likely scenarios. Don’t just come and berate someone with half-baked insults while providing no sound rebuttal or argument yourself.

  • ben

    Erm I agree with somethings said but you say
    “But one unchanging part in nearly all of the zombie mythos is thus: you can only become a zombie if you are bitten by a zombie. So to avoid becoming infected with the zombie virus… all you need to do is not get bitten”
    in walking dead for example the virus is in the air you just have to die to come back so if a virus came from the air from a lab or something i dont know they might have no way to stop it people die everyday and also zombies dont care if they are hurt they will keep coming at you with a bullet in the leg the virus if it ever came to be would most likely keep the “body from dieing” as in muscles and bones from becoming too weak it would be able to move and it could posible be quarantined in a certain area if it isnt in the air and some people will be safe but it most likely will find a way to get out, the military would be good till the few decide to “fall back” or they see a loved one or a child and panic then dead then it will be just like the films…

    • kim jong health

      the problem is in real life what’s dead is dead. The brain is dead so the corpse can’t do no more thing, can’t just wake up, can’t walk, can’t smell or hear, can’t move jaw to bite. Brain dead, everything else shut down. Even if some virus take over the brain, it just take over some inanimate carcass that can’t do any harm to people

  • ben

    may i also add i heard on the news that a virus “apocalypse” most likely not a zombie one is almost 100% going to happen sooner or later as medicine is becoming ineffective and viruses are evolving causing issues and this would lead to government collapse and then factions and gangs emerging with a militia and things like that with people looking for food and resources there is no way it can be stoped no way we are safe forever no way…

    • peter2393

      Sorta like infamous 1 the ps3 game without the super powers s

  • Kieran Dempsey

    A zombie apocalypse can happen but how will it start there has yet been a chemical that people Can inhale and turn into a zombie and if a zombie apocalypse did happen the chemicals would be decontaminated! F**K Dumb

  • Kylearmy67

    Do you guys realize somthing when somthing is dead it is dead it can not come back to life and also most dead organisims decay in 7 days unless preserved face it you are a bunch of zombie fans who can not accept reality.

  • Arguer

    I would just say read World War Z or The Zombie Survival Guide to counter every point you just made. I’ll kind of explain each point though…
    Me: Well, first of all, who knows whats going to happen? Just because a book says so, doesn’t mean it’s going to be true…

    5. Weather: The Virus is supposed to act in a way that preserves the body and therefor they are not affected by weather in an extreme way.
    Me: Again, look at my above reason. Just because a book says so, doesn’t mean it’s true.

    4. They are already dead: This is why they are hard to kill… Also, most people wouldn’t instantly identify them as zombies. They would stab, punch, kick and mace them before thinking to smash somebody’s head.
    Me: Exactly, they are already dead. If the heart stopped, blood doesn’t flow. It doesn’t get to your brain, brain doesn’t function, muscles don’t function, end of story.
    If you say the virus covers all of this, how can a few microscopic cells be so technical?
    Because it ain’t gonna happen.

    3. Disease Control: I’ll use your example of the flu. If everybody who had the flu tried their hardest to spread it to other people, there would be a larger death count. Hand sanitizer and sneeze guards won’t help here.
    Me: Which is why you gotta stay completely away from these zombies. Suppose they are real, but you really think a body that’s barely functioning knows how to open doors. The pressure of a bunch wouldn’t open doors, as its made of metal, and most likely barricaded with more weight.

    2. They are mindless: This isn’t completely true. Their only thought is to eat you and that is the scary part. They will come after you like a machine with the sole purpose of killing. Shutting your windows and doors will only work for awhile, eventually they will push through. After they realize you are in there, more and more will show up too.

    Me: I can see where you’re coming from, as animals have the instinct to hunt and eat, like zombies would, I suppose. They could be attracted to sound. Thus, when a zombie finds you, it could growl and more would come. Look above with my doors thing too… Though I highly doubt that they can function enough to even move…

    1. The military: I could go into a lot of detail on why I don’t think the military would do very well in a zombie outbreak.

    For one, the military doesn’t just sit and wait for stuff to happen like this. The active duty ones who aren’t deployed also have families they are spending time with and can easily be infected.

    Two, by the time the threat was identified as zombies it would have already grown to a huge outbreak. There are not enough military personal to be in every city in America

    Three, the military uses conventional tactics that involve “shock and awe”. Zombies are not scared of bombs and the blast pressure most likely will not kill them. Shrapnel will also not be as effective due to the need for the brain to be destroyed.

    Me: What of the virus doesn’t pile up at the brain? What of it piles up er… At the heart, or simply spreads throughout the whole body. I just simply believe that a few shots in the leg will slow the, down, chest will be effective, and head is good enough.

    Alright, I’m tired of writing… pick up a copy of World War Z and your questions will be answered. Also, visit http://www.zombieinformer.com
    Me: No

    • kim jong health

      and one more thing about what you said in point number 4:
      If the heart stopped, blood doesn’t flow. It doesn’t get to your brain,
      brain doesn’t function, muscles don’t function, end of story.

      means to kill a zombie, you don’t even need to shot his head and destroy his brain. Shot somewhere in the body or limbs, cause blood loss. No blood flow to zombie’s brain, brain malfunction, zombie (now really)dead. That simple.

  • Quinn

    I am too lazy to write a whole bunch of stuff explaining why most of you supporting this are wrong, but, I would like to say something against the main topic going around. Sure the military has bombs, napalm strikes, etc. but do you think that the military would mercilessly nuke a city, unaware of the fact that there could be thousands (in a big city) of non-zeds just chilling and hiding? Humans have one (among others) HUGE disadvantage against zombies. Morality. One more point, the sheer number of relentless zombies, charging FULL FORCE, NOTHING held back at an armored vehicle would most likely tip it over. Just 20 zombies is already at LEAST a whole 2,000 force. Zombies don’t hold back. They see a human? They go ape shit. Look, I already wrote about 2 paragraphs worth of text about one topic even though I said I wouldn’t write much! If my theory has flaws, please do explain!

    • Wiener

      Evacuation of all non-military personnel issued throughout the infected city? Once the military believes that everyone, escapes, or at the least, casualties are acceptable, they’ll go full “ape shit” on the city. Your theory of morality is void, look at the Civil War(of The U.S.A), General Grant and Sherman( of the north)had no problem burning down southern cities that could be of use to the south, and guess what, innocent civilians off the south who resisted were killed sometimes! What makes you think the military won’t burn down cities swelling with things that can cause the extinction of humanity! I fart at your “theory”.

      • Wiener

        I forgot to mention that, with your theory void, the military will likely burn down a city, and with one more city burnt, one more step until the end of the “apocalypse”

  • Wil

    Okay theres two different theories of the so called “zombies”. 1) The “virus/infection zombies” which I say would definitely wipe out humans. I mean after all they actually think. They are regular people who think like us but are just infected by some virus. Which can vary a lot! The virus doesn’t necessarily have to make them flesh-eating beast. What if it turned them into just people full of rage with only one objective… kill and destroy. But they point is that they can actually think! Because if it was like the swine flu… I mean are you brainless(really dumb) just cause you have a flu?? No!!! You’re immune system its just weaker. 2) The “undead” which would be the ones who rise from the grave. Which would also wipe out humanity due to the simple fact that the dead outnumber the living. Thats it.

    • kim jong health

      1) there is no such virus in real life
      2) you mean piles of separated bone that even don’t have cartilage to stick it together or some decomposed body in rigor mortis state that can’t even move it’s limbs? If they even can’t move, how can it emerge from the graveyard. LOL

  • peter23936r

    Let me put a hole in this line of words zombies could never happen because there bodys are dead no way to live walk or eat there orgins are dead in other words the zombie virus does not and should not be able to reanimate but take control of someones mind yea you can say there dead but its a virus and hoe is killing the brain gonna kill a zombie when its dead already if the brain is dead it no longer sends signals to the body in other words a zombie can not be a reanimated corpse in some shape or form its possible the mind and bodys is still alive so if the body was dead and the brain is dead theres no way the body can work with out the brain or heart or any other organ the body within days or weeks maybe months with out the organs and blood flow the body begins to decompose no brain no thoughts no heart no blood to keep your body from dying no nothing if zombies were real they wouldnt need to eat any thing if there already dead then there stomics can not digest witch meens there stomic would explode to much inside it what i am trying to say is and you can call me stupid dumb what ever you want to a zombies body would still have to be alive o for them to eat us and move run walk and xombies are mindless so they wouldnt just attack us because they cannot tell the differance between alive or dead remenber there brains do not work they cannot see smell briethe or taste a zombie would die in a short amount of time

  • http://eternian.wordpress.com/ Daniel Xavier Knight

    “You know how you have separate clothes for winter and summer? That’s because getting extremely hot or cold is bad for the human body (you may have gleaned this, over the years). Extended exposure to harsh summer sun and/or the frigid temperatures that normally accompany snow and ice will absolutely kill fully nourished and healthy humans. So how would people with open wounds, no shelter, and rapidly decaying flesh and bone respond to being out in the sun for hours or days or weeks at a time?”

    Apparently you never heard of the man that after being electrocuted was able to JOG IN SNOW, NAKED. There’s human anomalies in the world who for reasons due often to some sort of electrical change in their physiology have “super human strength.” So it’s not impossible. It might require an act of God, to start a virus that imparts such an ability, but wouldn’t require a supernatural virus, just some sort of virus that alters a bio-electric component somehow, or whatever it is that gives that ability. Plus you seem to be limiting a zombie type to an either or fallacy: a zombie that lasts in any kind of weather and can’t be killed except for a magical vampire head chop off, or nothing else. Why not a zombie parasite like in various movies and real insect cases that takes over a certain part of the body and uses it till it’s done with it’s host?

  • john

    Plenty of citizens in america have multiple guns of their own. Each person would be able to take out at least a handful of zombies before getting bitten. And since zombies rely on the getting people to increase there numbers, each new victim would be too costly to obtain. If you lose 5 zombies for ever person you get, well then you run out of zombies pretty fast.

  • MissouriSpartan

    Ok………………….first of all……………..Zombies are physically impossible. Re-animation has been PROVEN not to be possible. Once a cellular organism has lost its ability to reproduce over dead cells, it’s over. Period.

    This will shed light on that. Although it is possible to RESUSCITATE someone it is not possible for a cellular organism to re-animate:

    http://www.livescience.com/18379-reanimate-dead-frankentstein.html

    Also most zombie films give zombies ultimate physical credit (ex. amazing strength, speed, a form of coordination (ex. the trap the zombies set in I Am Legend), etc. ). Sorry folks, but I agree with the writer that there is NO WAY a zombie could have those traits if somehow a virus could MAGICALLY re-animate the cell structure of a rotting piece of flesh (an impossibility in and of itself) AND somehow that rotting piece of flesh that used to be a person would suddenly have amazing abilities. ………yeah……not happening.

    • MissouriSpartan

      In addition………with that being the case, 1) it’s called clearing a city, and using nukes (worst-case scenario), 2) ever heard of tanks? A rotting piece of somehow-re-animated-flesh would not have the strength to even climb aboard an ABRAMS M1 without getting crushed or blown to bits first, 3) pretty sure American civilians (most of which would be armed i.e. 2nd Amendment) would also be able to help in the mop-up of their hometown. It’s a no-brainer folks…..sorry to burst the bubble of a fun idea (that’s all it is and will ever be), but it’s just never going to happen.

  • Brad Ward

    Real life zombies would be victims of a bio-weapons attack. The weapon contains a virus alright, but not one that kills the victim. This one targets key areas of the brain that reduce the victim to a zombie mentality, and also effect the area of the brain that controls balance. This leaves the victim with the classic, awkward zombie gait. These “zombie weapons” are quite real, and are currently in the arsenals of the U.S., China, and Russia. Discovery channel was running a documentary on zombie weapons that aired back in October of 2011.

  • kim jong health

    that’s the point, kid. They’re already dead. Dead people can’t move moreover bite someone. Forget about CDC, military, etc. The first thing you should acknowledge is that dead people can’t move. Your T-Virus or whatever can’t do nothing hosting an inanimate dead body.

    DUH!!!!!!!!

  • kim jong health

    but unfortunately this is not movie. it is not that easy to sabotage military in real life, so instead your “traitor” will immediately get caught and imprisoned. LOL

    And it will take far more time to cause zombie outbreak than time needed for goverment to organize. Real life goverment is not that stupid like in the movie. Heck, even real life people is not as dumb as portrayed in the movie. Real life people will immediately kill some clumsy zombie try to eat them.

  • DR ZOMBOT

    wow lol never ever thought about it as that simple and crazy but if we were dealing with zombies like from the 28 weeks later series then it would be a different situation cause that was no zombie it was a disease. well what would you do?

  • ZombieHaterMuchLove

    Maybe 1 or 2 ppl would get biten by a friend or family member turned by a zombie, but you have to remember that it’s not going to be seen in broad daylight soon after that and no one wants to walk toward the crazy guy bite into ppl necks and would call the police and have it on the News most likely. If most of them happen in a house odds are that they’d fall down the stairs or kill themselves falling over, but either way they’d never be able to open the door and leave said building.

    Why the fuck would someone weaponize a stupidity virus that’s extremely easy to notice within the first 1 or 2hrs of its existence when they could simply use better diseases that take a week to manifest with little threat to their well being like America did w/ small pox.

  • ionutlucyan

    This discussion and all the comments are just in vain. THE MAIN REASON that a ZOMBIE APOCALIPSE is never going to happen is…WATER. A human body can`t resist more that 3-4 days (some last up to a week) without water. Even if you are infected and “rise from the dead”, if you do not drink water your body will DIE. That means that ALL the body processes will stop (walking, smelling, seeing, runing, grabbing, eating, etc.) regardless of any virus you have. And I did not see any zombie to drink water in any of the movies and tv series (please do not count blood from the victims as water).

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  • TowerPlaysMinecraft

    I saw the WWZ film and it said “Zombies arose from the ocean floor” or something like that. Logic! Do you realize how much pressure there would be on the zombies? They would be crushed immediately by the ocean’s pressure. Correct me if I’m wrong or I’m missing something. If this statement is true, then it would take forever to spread to the entire world, unless zombies can swim, which they can’t. Zombies can’t “doggie-paddle” or “freestyle” over to Africa or Cuba or some other country. Again, this can be proven false, but if you’ve learned something in science class at your Middle School, it’s that the ocean can put a lot of pressure on you if your that far down and squash you into jelly. Note that I’m 13 so this is just my thought. Again. Logic.

  • Giannis Chef

    no guys the zombie apocalypapse could happen and we know that all these zombie attack had happened miami africa chicago are fake? no they want to reduce the popullation they have big plans but we dont know how will be…i heard umbrella corporation is really and it have some viruses who turn the humans in zombies…they doing experiments in humans and they follow them to see what happen…i heard that thing take place in brazil guys maybe it’s real maybe not but they are not innocent they keep big secrets from us.god help us god :(

  • lycan

    solanum ….. first we need to figure out if solanum really exists

  • http://www.mehfackshit.gov Dajamer Fadi

    i love reading about apocalypses, nuclear war is the only logical way for the apocalypse while zombies is not possible at all but still fun to watch and read about it even prepare for it.
    regarding your article zombies in cinemas was not always being slow and brainless, my most favioret zombie movie is 28 days later and 28 week later and they show us zombies as fast and strong creatures.
    the second movie that i believe every one watched is i am legend, in that movie they showed the zombie as not only fast and extremely strong but even a very smart creature also they socialize, i consider them as smart as the apes but not as human, still if they are even not less smart than apes they can overtake the world duo to strenghthen bodies and bones structure, just imagine a group of 50 zombies who can run 50-60 mph and they are strong enough to deal a damage to armored vehicles and jump easly up to 6-9 ft, then they are stronger than us.

    still i don’t believe in zombie apocalypse unless some one designed a virus that could change the structure of our bodies and change our way of living.

    are zombies already exist now? yes and they are smart, selfish and rich peoples you meet them every day and some peoples have to live with them in their homes or offices or work places.
    pharmaceuticals companies, drugs dealer, weapon dealer, politicians, dictators and etc are all zombies.

  • anonymous123or321

    Rabies can turn dogs into flesh hungry beasts n I’ve heard of people who have been infected with rabies by a dog bite foaming at the mouth and trying to bite other people, and I’m sure that the virus could mutate into something worse n who says the infected have to live longer than a few weeks to be called a ZOMBIE? There are LOADS of Viruses that can be considered to turn people into Looney Tunes! n if u starve a nutter they’ll probably eat anything or anyone! Go kidnap a Amazonian Cabalist Tribesman and infect him with Rabies n CJD, Starve him, then release him say London! There a real live Flesh Eating Zombie, I guarantee he’ll infect others! Although he might only live for a week or two! This is hypothetical! Pls don’t actually do this, it would inhumane! but you get idea.

  • Jay

    One more comment out there would be the fact that even a FAST MOVING zombie is…well…its not taking down the predators of earth. Look at it factually. Viruses can on VERY rare occasions jump species but for the most part, its not going to have any effect on wildlife AT all. (the only thing more impossible than a crazy rampant virus that can spread that fast, and with such deadly force is one of the same kind that can spread SPECIES. look it up….it wont happen)
    anyways lets say these…infected…all decided to have a field day outside of a major city center…..ye all i can say is predators of this world have been evolving and changing for MILLIONS of years….good LUCK TO A BUNCH OF CRAZY (or braindead morons) walking around. especially if they start to give off a rotting stench. Forget big boys like carnivores and think INSECTS. Wouldnt even be a competition. and on a final note lets just say that these zombies were the living type that got infected with a super virus…well that means that some laws of nature are gonna be applied REAL fast and to put it bluntly, if you think zombies are terrifying, combine the insects of earth and the climate of most of earth’s areas…..it would become a comedy movie real fast.

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  • Just A Bloke

    Films is films, but if you wanna see some real zombies, just hang around a pub late at night, or a crackhouse at any time, & you’ll see plenty. In many ways they’re far more dangerous than the variety seen in films. Not only do these zombies attack, injure, & sometimes even kill, they can also cause serious damage to property. I recommend that you steer well clear of ‘em for these reasons, & cos they’re highly contagious. Only the very strong minded can be immune to the contagion (binge drinking & drug taking), usually cos they are strong minded enough to stay well away in the 1st place.

  • mattbl

    All I want an answer to, is what is a zombie army going to do against a tank battalion?

  • Logic

    This is what my brother and i have talked about ( in close relation to the five points). To logically be bitten by a zombie, you would have to be completely oblivious to it’s intention, deathly look (if they happen to actually be alive) Or one might have to be delusional to see a zombie. (considering they aren’t alive), or tricked into believing someone is a zombie.

  • Someone who has a brain.

    You are an absolute DUMBASS!!!! Have you ever seen World War Z? Or, have you actually been chased by a rabid dog? They are not brainless, they have regressed to an animal like state, so they will hunt you down. A bite would not be the only way that the virus would get transmitted, ingestion of their body fluids would also do it. Finally, did you know that there was actually a fungus that could infect the mind of an ant, and some larger insects? It’s called Ophiocordyceps Camponoti-Balzani, LOOK IT UP!!!!