posted on Mar, 22 2011 @ 12:15 PM
There seems to be two different survival strategies on ATS.
One, like yours, acknowledges the need to potentially have to migrate and travel, while the other seems to be focused on solely the loss of
electricity and common services with the ability to remain in one's home or some other more permanent shelter.
There seems to be a growing group that feels the need to stock-up but not the need to ever leave home. I've looked at several of the lists of
supplies and shake my head wondering how on Earth they are going to be able to move in a hurry with all of that?!
I guess people forget that although they may be preparing, a far greater number are not. Staying in the haven of your home, unless you find yourself
in a community of like-minded prepared individuals willing to defend one another, will make one a sitting duck for looters, thieves, and would-be
I can just see all of the people with fully stocked basements and smoke coming out of the chimney signaling a payday for the next passerby.
It all comes down to what you are preparing for and why. If you're looking to ride out a natural disaster of some sort, a month or so, than perhaps
you could stay tucked safely in your home.
If you are preparing for the collapse of this country, you definitely need to be able to migrate and carry all of your gear with you. Just my opinion
I guess I don't think of 30 days as "survival". When I think of survival, I'm thinking about the long-haul. Months, possibly years. Maybe it's