What is this "prepper" thing of which you speak?
(I'm here because @Mish made me...)
This is a discussion on What Kind of Prepper Are You? within the General Prepper and Survival Talk forums, part of the Survivalist, Prepper, Bushcrafter, Forest Rangers category; Originally Posted by Redneck ...I prep for most of the families on our rural, dead end lane... Hopefully the stores will provide the glue to ...
When bad stuff happens, someone will lead. Those of that have chosen to "be that guy" do so for different reasons.
Of course, I love my family and will do everything possible to protect them. But that's not enough.
Our Nation, our way of life is worth fighting for. Unfortunately, there are too many Weak Sisters out there without the tools nor inclination to step up. They are happy to be ignorant, and content giving their power and freedom away.
If you wanna live for purely selfish reasons, I have no beef with you. Strong individuals make for a strong society. But to me, a strong society is the goal. I'll be the idiot making some risky choices to help people I hardly know. I trained my kids well, they can survive without me. What they can't live with is a father who is afraid to fight.
I taught my daughter to shoot when she was thirteen.
This was her first target, at 20 yards. She doesn't even like shooting. But I made darn sure she knew how.
I've taken other family, friends and co-workers out and schooled them as well.
We all share skills among ourselves in places like this. How often do you help others elsewhere?
My sentiments exactly. I have sort of a unique perspective I guess. I go to the LEPC meetings and see what the “official” response profile is going to be. I’ve witnessed about 15 major natural disasters up close and 9 times out of 10, the playbook was followed. I studied Katrina and it was not followed then—GWB basically screwed the pooch.
So restoration of power, food and water aid is pretty much covered. So my profile is on short-term responses. Having enough gasoline to get us out of the “hot zone” is the smartest play that I have seen so far.
Shame on you for failing your daughter she should love shooting and hunting.
"The clever cat eats cheese and breathes down rat holes with baited breath." W. C. Fields
We prepare for what nature can do, because it has happen and will again. Our goal is not to depend on the government, they are not much good at it.
We prepare for civil unrest because again it has happened and will again. Good chance it will get more violent. We will hunt no one but they had better not hunt us.
We don't want to depend on a Government to care for us or others around us. Society is best served when we take the lead.
We will stay put hold what is ours, help those we can. This is not a new way of life it has gone on for generations.
New life as a house husband, major shift in duties.
Karl Marx said, "Destroy their culture, rewrite their history. Ruin their art and literature, and defame their heroes, by offering fabrications to scandalize that which they considered good.
After reading this Obama said I am on it.