posted on Jun, 23 2008 @ 10:32 PM
Ultimately - whatever you believe, you are right. If you believe that the rest of us are "following a fad" for being prepared for the worst, then
that is your belief, and your problem, not mine.
All it tells me, is that your parents didn't teach you to be well prepared. Are you the kind of person who lives Pay-cheque to pay-cheque? If that
works for you, I'm not going to tell you its wrong. I however, try to put money away (which is diffuclt as a starving student), and I buy a little
extra every week, just to be prepared, IN CASE something happens. Its just planning for the worst case scenario, any scenario, Natural or
You drive around with a Spare Tire in the Back of your Car don't you? What is the liklihood that you'll get a flat? Who knows. I've only had one
in 3 years, but I still drive around with that spare tire...
[edit on 6/23/2008 by CA_Orot]