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In the event of a total collapse ownership will be a non-issue. You'll only own what you can defend by the might of your arm and the business end of your gun. Desperate people don't act civilized or obey laws when there's no one left to enforce them.
Food will not be an immediate problem for truly rural areas, but not because of an overabundance of crops. I always get a laugh out of this misconception. Rural families tend to stock up on supplies simply to prevent making multiple trips into town. It's simply a practical consideration.
Originally posted by reluctantpawn
On the other hand people in the city will not know a potato or carrot if it bit them. If you should decide to stay learn guerrilla gardening. Anyplace can grow something.
A place to stay warm and dry will almost always be available. Bad weather sucks, and will kill you quicker than marauding hordes, if you don't know how to survive it. How many people here really think their coleman tent will hold up in gale force winds?
Once again I strongly stress do not ever depend on the government. When you start to take their help they will destroy and control you. Do you really want to be shuffled off to a place like the Astrodome and deal with no food, water , poor sanitation , and not be able to leave? Not to mention do you think they will protect you, not a chance, but they will take your weapons away from you when you enter their facility for the " safety of all". Oh yea you wont get them back.
Civility in my opinion is just one of the masks we all wear every day. People act civilized because:
Originally posted by telemetry
Human nature and free will is an interesting thing isn't it, all the while we think we are so "civilized"
Good point friend.
[edit on 09/2/11 by telemetry]
Originally posted by Northern Raider
Being devious at best when I get clients who hire me to help them develop BOB plans and relocation plans, If I dont particularily like them I tend to advise them to move to the SW or Wales, where I know they will struggle, but not be a burdon on my group. The families of individuals I like and respect I encourage to move up the Co Durham, cumbria and Northumberland where we can mutually benefit each other.
Originally posted by mattguy404
Almost everyone, so far, has suggested running for the hills...
Originally posted by RussianScientists
reply to post by NightSkyeB4Dawn
I agree with you NightSkyeB4Dawn, why in the world would NorthernRaider take peoples money and then send them some place where they will have it hard?
All people are equal in my book, and I treat everyone the same; not shamefully!
I want everyone to survive, because if everyone survives then things definitely won't be bad.... now will they?
Oringinally posted by UMayBRite!
If you live in a city now and don't have many assets, try spending your spare time looking for a job in the country. If you don't have friends, family, or assets in the country, you are rapidly running out of time to establish yourself. The main reason there are so many people in the city is there aren't jobs in the country.
Originally posted by citizen smith
Bugging-in in my mind has a distict advantage over setting up camp in the wilds, that of having a solid defensible weatherproof structure complete with material resources
Imagine survival in the wilds as a permanent 'glastonbury festival campsite'...throw in malnutrition, psychological trauma, disease, rubbish and effluent, black-market prices for basic commodities...
..oh, wait a minute, that IS Glastonbury festival