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originally posted by: diggindirt
a reply to: Macenroe82
Well, it's always a good idea to be stocked up for disaster. My pantries and freezers are almost full. My propane tank will be filled tomorrow and I have enough firewood to last the winter.
For those of us raised by people who were just starting out adult life during the Great Depression, it was a way of life---being prepared for a rainy day or a stormy day or an icy day or week. It's just common sense.
If rice is what one wants to eat when disaster strikes, by all means, they should stock up on rice. That wouldn't be my preference so I've planned accordingly.
We may or may not be devastated by some disaster in the next few months. Chances are that some portion of the population will be hit by a disaster, natural or man-made. As others have pointed out, it's a "Not if, but when" situation. If it takes doom porn to get people to become at least a bit more prepared, I say bring it on!
If I am prepared for a disaster, I'm going to be more likely to help others who need help in the wake of the disaster.
originally posted by: threeeyesopen
a reply to: one4all
Your post is certainly a little bit messy, although you make some good points. I kind of question however if you could clarify your belief that money buys knowledge. I've gotten a vast amount of knowledge over the years, and it certainly didn't come from a monetary investment.
Much like in alchemy, the secret isnt how to turn base metal into gold, it's how to turn a basic person into a God. Un initiated or not, we will all likely end up at the same junction, this I can wholly agree with you on.
originally posted by: SatansPride
a reply to: hiddenNZ
If I say it though, one who knows that trust me means a scar will permantly be on your face, we are gon crash or this sword will peirce your body severly & you will not be able to do backflips & gainers anymore I know.