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Originally posted by popsmayhem
With all the negative connections
stuck to the name *survivalist* or *survival*
now main stream, should the survival forums
name be changed to Prepping or Preparers/Preppers.
Originally posted by Maxmars
"Establishment Authorities" have already categorized those delving into "Survival" as potentially problematic citizens... The meme has been embedded; there's no changing it now.... they won't let you... if you were to successfully get everyone to migrate away from 'survival' as a designation of 'being ready for whatever' and rename them "preppers" as you suggest, I expect they will simply add "preppers" to the "big list of Media Stigma" and in short order a barrage of media talking heads and print would circulate pointing out the 'kooky reactionary lunatic fringe' that are the "preppers."