Now that the entire world is reduced to the lowest common denominator, the contrast is gone and we are all at position zero - Total barbarism.
With enough of a threat to your existence, or a level of horror you can’t mentally digest, you’d do just about anything to survive.
Or at least you should!
This version of humans is not unbelievable.
In fact - I’m actually surprised the former incarnation lasted so long.
At last, something that seems to be about what happened after the shit hit the fan. Nothing too insightful in regards to details of what happened exactly, but he takes some comfort in the fact that at least he wasn’t the first to go.