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Disasterbation (derived from masturbation), is the process of idly fantasizing about the possibile catastrophes that technology and the future may bring. Considering such possibilities as ecological collapse, full-scale war, complete totalitarianism, a grey goo scenario, or computers taking over and killing all humans. All this is done without really any thought paid to the likelihood that these cases can occur, or considering any possible solutions and/or preventions to keep them from occuring in the first place.

It's taking on a wholly pessimistic view of the future, by only being concerned about the negative, about the worst possible scenarios, with little to no attention paid to the positive possibilities.

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