Let's suppose you're just walking along, minding your own business, when a man in a white lab coat staggers out of an office building, gasping and moaning. As you help him to a nearby bench, you put your hand on his back, only to find the handle of a knife sticking out of him. The man hands you a bloodstained file, murmurs the cryptic words, "They came for us … from behind," then expires.
By the time a dozen tall, identical-looking white men in black suits and sunglasses emerge from the office, you're reading the contents of the file, which could end life as we know it, in the Starbuck's down the street.
A) Frantically attempt to alert the President and the United Nations;
B) Burn the file and try to enjoy what time remains to you;
C) Send signals to obscure experts who may have knowledge to deal with the threat; or