Why Silicon Valley Billionaires Are Preparing for the Apocalypse

Alan Trapulionis
6 min readMay 24, 2022

Peter Thiel has always been a bit weird.

With a quiet net worth of $4.7 billion, you’d think Thiel should spend his days surfing with half-naked models somewhere in the Caribbean. Instead, he’s busy purchasing massive amounts of land in New Zealand in case of an apocalyptic event.

Look at all that clean water and farmable land. Photo by Tobias Keller on Unsplash