posted on Nov, 18 2008 @ 10:33 PM
Originally posted by Shystargazer
I want to believe that I would help as many people as I can.
I want to believe that there will still be good in everybody.
I want to believe that I will still be treated fairly by other people.
I want to believe that no one would want to harm me.
I want to believe that I would never have to use the gun I bought for protection.
But what I fear most is what I may be capable of becoming if I had to to survive. Have you honestly thought what you would be capable of doing to
What you are saying is what is expected in the civilized world. If SHTF, it's the return to the "jungle". I hate to say it but, it's survival of
the fittest. Animals don't kill each other for pleasure. They do it for territory or to avoid death from hunger. That is the situation in which
A business tries to eradicate competition because it's survival. Once again, everything hinges on the situation you face at any given moment. Like
you, I expect the best but prepare for the worst.
However, we all know better:
In 3 days, people will steal for food.
In 1 week, they will kill for food.
None of the above present a civilized response to the situation at hand.
It all boils down to one thing: You have to take care of yourself first before you can take care of others. And with yourself I mean, your family.
[edit on 11/18/2008 by manticore]