Many are trying to write books. Others are trying to be literally “someone” (anyone really) so they can be “remembered”. They strive to appear as much as possible on social media, TV appearances, anything that can stamp their name in the passage of time. In all, neo-atheists dread the idea of returning to nothing as much as the religious folk do but find other ways to fuel this existential angst. They want their image to live forever and to do so in the best way possible. They are essentially dreaming of a paradise of their own making.
Deep down, these “elites” even if they had everything, they knew they were still going to die. They tried drugs, they tried sex, they tried almost everything this world had to offer, yet they were still missing something. They hear about old cults. They hear about medical procedures were young blood and organs can make you more youthful. Again, they are not particularly smart or charismatic. They are as gullible and dumbstrucked as everyone else.
The most important evidence is that other people who didn’t want this event to happen could have said something and not accept it as reality! In fact, this event surely happened because people supporting opposing ideologies of this event would have said something if it didn’t happen.
And we had to do this because humans are pretty bad with their perceptions. Dogs can sense earthquakes, birds can sense rain. We can barely sense our own shit sometimes. We are not so in touch with the environment so we have invented stories to keep us up on our toes. Our bodies lacked, so we used our half-assed stories as a reminder.