Tell me what actual benefit you receive from living the “normal” lifestyle – a 2-hour commute to work each day, spending 8 hours in a
corporate cubicle that removes your individuality and creativity, to receive a paycheck from which the government has taken its huge and undeserved
bite from leaving almost enough to cover your bills and expenses – just so that you can live in the kind of house and drive the kind of car that
your friends and relatives think you should live in and be driving.
We all must admit that for some strange reason we don't really understand, we feel a profound sense of accomplishment when we get approved for a
mortgage, get a new credit card, or get the “big promotion” at work. There is a scene in the movie Brazil, (a version of 1984), in which Michael
Palin lifts his mask as he is about to begin torturing Jonathan Pryce and says glibly, “Confess quick – you don't want to ruin your credit
We strive, we sacrifice health, family, and well-being for the opportunity to be a better slave.
While this is kind of a 'become a prepper' story. the first few paragraphs apply to almost all people.
If you are one of those people that loves going to work and also loves the work they do, then good on you, but, you're not in the majority.
I think becoming a prepper is great idea, why would you rely on someone else when you do not have to? And lets be real, if SHTF the people that will
survive will be the ones who have prepared for it.
But, the real question here is why do we do the same thing every day without any end in sight?
Einstein said the definition of insanity was doing the same thing over and over again expecting different results.
Are we individually insane? is our culture insane?