While we need not be entirely cheerful in the face of Armageddon, we can still offer the worried world something different.
OK, so what if Chicken Little was right? Chicken Little is that bird who got hit on the head by a falling acorn and then ran around screaming "The sky is falling!" He got all his forest friends in an alarmist tizzy and, on their way to tell the king, they were summarily fooled and eaten by that Foxy Loxy.
After 20 years of terrorizing northern Ugandans, Joseph Kony and his hoods in the Lord's Resistance Army have made it to the big time. Their story, and that of the thousands of children they've killed or made into child soldiers, has made "Oprah."