I have always noticed how little prepared for adverse situations people are ever since I was in the military.
I also noticed another thing while I was riding my bicycle from Florida to Wisconsin in the summer of 2011
That being that people were pretty annoyingly selfish,rude,ignorant and short sighted in Florida,people became more wholesome and
prepared,considerate,at around mid-southern Georgia,got better the farther north I went until southern Illinois.
In southern Illinois people started acting the same as they did in Florida,and the farther north I got,the more unprepared and rude they became
Another thing I don't understand,is how the military doesn't have any of those giant tankers around to haul water in for those people,all of the
things those people need should be stocked and ready to go for at least some of them.
This is all pretty much just common sense,which seems to be absent from those who find themselves stranded and hungry,and those who take so much of
our taxes and other funds for what seems like nothing,I would think they would consider the possibility of events like this happeneing.Like maybe
consider where the locations of towns and cities were in relation to the risks associated with the location,and make some kinds of preparations for
The world is not a safe place,safety is a sales pitch to get you out there wasting your money and resources on meaningless # you don't need,while you
should be preparing to endure the occasional periods of adversity
that accompany living on an unsafe planet.You don't need to be a "doomsday prepper",but don't be stupid about it either,there are not enough wildlife
and unpolluted resources out there for us all to bug out to the woods.
We Wrecked It.
Revel in the Chaos,but be smart about it.Prepare for the unforeseen at least a little bit anyway..............
edit on 4-11-2012 by
MyHappyDogShiner because: Dumb