We had Kris and Karen over tonight, and we all came to this conclusion: The eschatological scenario that we need to worry about the most is not environmental, or nuclear, but rather a variation on the Grey Goo Scenario where the earth is eventually consumed by stuffed animals.
Seriously. As parents, we were commenting on how we were absolutely inundated with plushies, and how we were not the only parents who said so. In fact, every parent we know says the same thing. Usually along with words like: 'garbage bags', 'yearly purge', 'blight' and even 'scourge'. What can you do with these things?