You're Fucking Kidding, right? Seeming simplicity? You mean a "constant near paralyzing fear of nuclear annihilation"? You mean Two minutes to midnight? You mean DefCon 2? You mean hoping there's another Stanislave Petrov to save our fucking lives?
Seriously, this is retarded.
I would like to refer you all to read Gabe's article on punk rock and how it was driven by fear of nuclear annihilation.