To wrap up and round out the “Low Cost Survival Checklist” community requested series, I will be briefly discussing why you should prepare and give yourself a chance for surviving natural disasters and economic disasters.
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I have done many posts about the differnt types of disasters, their probabilities, and what we should prepare for first. The fact is, many of them will have the same basic preparations at first. That is what I have written the past week. I have actually considered adding a bunch of value to the list and making a basic prepper course to fast track people’s preps. How would you like that?
Most of us are in a job that we can lose, or a government position that can lose funding, and living in a house that can be blown to the ground in a tornado or hurricane, or that can crumble in an earthquake. Our homes could burn up in a fire. We could just simply have a grid failure due to a large substation fire and be without power for a week or two. We are in an economy that is run by the fiscally irresponsible, and mathematically is destined to fail to some degree. Many militaries have nuclear warhead capabilities. Our grid is powered by non-renewable resources and nuclear power, which chan have problems, as we saw in Japan, and countless other reactor plants. Our earth spins and rotates around a sun that is constantly throwing waves of electrostatic charge at us, which usually isn’t a big deal as long as our atmosphere is in pristine condition. We intercept the paths of meteors all the time, they just happen to be small enough to burn up prior to hitting the ground, and when they do hit, they are usually too small, but it has happened before in the past. We have had plagues and widespread panic before, could it not happen again? Chemical and Biological warefare is a common scenario that is drilled and drilled by our military, so we shouldn’t consider it?
These are all reasons that we should begin prepping. We want to remove some of the emotion from the situations and be able to make sharp, well thought out decisions. So, we have to start somewhere. This is why I created the Low Cost Survival Checklist. It is just something to get the unprepared started and able to be self-reliant up to at least 3 months.
The Low Cost Survival Checklist Series:
So, just read up on all of these if you haven’t and put them to good use. The best part about posting to help you guys, is the fact that I always think of things that I didn’t think of before, so I am all the better for spending my time writing these. I hope you have all enjoyed the checklist, decide to BOOKMARK it and use it, and please share it. I am not posting only to see my thoughts on the screen. I do this for people to read and learn.
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