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If you don’t have a community of preppers around you, you have nothing.
davep wrote:The neighbours don't need to be like-minded preppers. They just need to be practical farming types with guns, chickens etc and enough of a sense of community to start a militia should the need arise.
AgentR11 wrote:[ My grandmother wasn't a prepper, just an old church going lady, peaches or berries come in, and her dinky kitchen would turn into a food processing plant, putting up a hundred plus jars of delicious goodies; corn, peas, beans, same deal, freezer boxes by the gross filled with calorie laden food. Other stuff dried, preserved, whatever. Its just what she did. A sizable, well stocked and managed pantry was simply core to her way of life, things could be no other way.
AgentR11 wrote:My grandmother wasn't a prepper,
I think the economic reality took some of the fun out of the prepper fantasies of Peak Oil Doom.
agent11 wrote:I guess I did get lucky in that buying is NOT fun, it feels very destructive and depressing to me.
Pops wrote:Prepping in my mind is about learning to be frugal,
Loki wrote:I really have no idea if cultivating rural self-sufficiency skills and practicing semi-voluntary poverty is really the right response to the rather bleak future I think we have in ahead of us, but it’s the strategy I’ve been pursuing.
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