posted on Oct, 21 2008 @ 01:47 PM
Not to sound mean or anything but these people that walk around with there rose colored glasses on, I dont feel for them one bit, an example..
I was at work and we had a activity for a ice breaker, tell one thing most people don't know about you, this is in a close nit work group nearly
every one is my friend.
SO my turn came around, i said "I'm a preparedness person" the all looked at me funny and then started saying yeah your usualy prepaired for
mostthings, I said no "I'm very very prepaired, let me ask every one of you a question about hour home, How many have electric stoves? how many of
you have a well? how many of you have over a weeks worth of food in the house?"
Everyone has electric stoves, no one had there own well, only one had a weeks worth of food as she went shopping the night before.
SO them i asked when the power goes out for a winter storm, how will you heat your home, every one said i have natural gas or propane or fuel oul.. i
said yeah but your furnace uses electricity to light and run the blower etc.. you will have no heat.. none of them knew that , not one of them had any
clue the heat would not work with out power.
I said I'm a preparedness person,,I have wood heat that requires no electricity, i have my own well and a generator to power it, I have 200 gallons
of water in storage at all times and 4+ months worth of food, my vehicles are diesels so even in the event of a nuke attack or other electromagnetic
surge I have a vehicle, and I even have a portable home (large travel trailer) and enough fuel to go anywhere in the continent on hand at any given
They sat there in shock.
Hopefully the smarter ones took a few ideas away from that little informational icebreaker.. Most however think I'm over the top, however , people
are waking up.. i hear more and more talk about the economy, but yet i fear 90% of the people i work with have nothing in preparation for any event
let alone one this big.
Its the "oh that would never happen to me" attitude.