Yes, but it implies a moral superiority because the boy finds a “real” family. They are the good guys. That’s the porn of it. People get to imagine cannibals, but as usual, in the end it has to be a happy ending with family values.
There’s nothing in reality to suggest that families are more moral than anyone else. In fact, one could make an easy argument that having children right now is immoral.
And no, if it collapses, then it’s gone. There are no zombies. Radiation, massive fires, chemical spills, endless habitat collapse of all species, and on and on. No zombies. No life. A few microbes hiding in the deepest depth of the sea or ice might survive.
This is why insurance companies are backing away from oil and coal investments. They know what’s ahead if this continues. They see what is happening already.
We happen to live in very interesting times.