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Today most humans do not care about anyone but themselves and believe someone else should help them and others.
Originally posted by spiritwomyn
Lets see, I have no vehicle, have to be out of this house in six days and have no visible funds to work with, and there is no organization or human that will help, so I guess a one, except I have God.
In a bad or good situation that makes it a ten and above. I certainly would not count on any humans having my back.
Most talk a good talk here and all over, but when it comes down to it, they would stab you in the back as well.
My folks would help anyone in need and gave so much even though they had eleven children. My dad was Coast Guard and my mother was a Marine. Today most humans do not care about anyone but themselves and believe someone else should help them and others.
So we have chosen the lie and the deception and the fear over Truth, Love, Compassion and Giving.
So I think most people are already bankcrupt and without the real supplies for survival.
Originally posted by Jess_Undefined
I would say ZERO. Im not ganna lie I use to think the whole "Be prepared, stock up!" thing was completely stupid but with the things going on right now, im about to start filling our empty milk jugs with water. And im really thinking of getting a CCW. Things are just turning weird and its better to be safe than sorry.
Originally posted by AlreadyGone
Depending on the scenario, we're a 6-8. We live way out in the country on a small farm with giant garden and livestock. We raise about 70% of our own food. Have a stocked root cellar, and across the road is a large lake. We live on a hill and have water/ swamps/ lake on 3 sides and through the woods about a mile is an abandoned mine with well constructed, modern horizontal shafts... don't go more than 150 yards though, they quickly go vertical. We're well armed, with a variety of arms and hunting rifles. Outside of the hunting rifles, all arms are chambered to fire the same calibre as US Armed forces... get ammo off of dead.
The biggest thing is skill level and practice. We can live like gran' daddy and sometimes do for fun. That is my biggest suggestion... live and learn like you will never go to the store or have electricity again. Think in 19th century terms... literal horsepower, buckets for hauling water, hand tools for working with logs and cutting firewood, castiron for cooking with, smoking and curing for food preservation, hand plows for gardening. Canning supplies, candles, matches galore, heirloom seeds, stores of nails Pretend you are on a historical re-enactment settlement... could you live comfortably?