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Originally posted by XxNightAngelusxX
Originally posted by winofiend
Well, you're turning it all into a religion.
Gotta prepare for when you die, so's you can gets into my bunker, stop being sloth's, follow my lead, do this do that let me look after you, oh ye of little faith.
No one really likes the doomsday priest.
Maybe after you finish school, live to a ripe old age and never have to bug-out, it'll become clearer.
Personally, I don't see TSHTF happening unless it is globally catastrophic, and in which case, zombies and norks fighting in the streets won't be something to worry about.
We'll all be space dust orbiting the sun.
Look at America from an objective point of view. A relatively young country influenced by nearly everyone else on the planet, in debt to lots of people, with a monstrous government.
We have every bit of potential to crash and burn in my life time.
If I'm wrong? Thank God.
If I'm not? I'm preparing for a reason, then.
Prepping can't lead you wrongly. There's a lot of other disasters that could happen that AREN'T doomsday related.
"Flame All Who Believe Anything" AboveTopSecret
Honestly, you need a hobby, and maybe some similar minded people. But, you have to remember, not everybody want's too hear about the doom and gloom of modern life. Everybody pretty much accepts that life sucks, but not everybody wants to hear about it.
Prepping CAN lead you wrongly. You are sacrificing other things (time, money, effort, relationships) out of your concern for surviving/thriving disasters / SHTF situation / whatever. Let's say there is a 1% chance of "It" happening in your lifetime. Your preps *might* give you some degree of an edge in the post-apocalyptic world. If it does, you'll have to look back, based on what benefit it brought you, and decide whether the benefit was worth everything you went through to acquire/assemble/practice/develop your preps. Maybe it will be.
Some people just don't wanna hear it man and they'll NEVER get it, so it truly is a waste of your time. I had the same problem to some degree when I first got into all this stuff. After a while you'll probably get where I am and that's being content in your knowledge of the strings attached to everything. Cant help those around you if you aren't in a position to. Worry about getting yourself in the position to help others. Continue with you're schooling, no matter how asinine it may seem. A diploma is more useful than you probably think. Get you a good job, spend that money on things you know are useful, not some "All gold everything".
An attention seeking, fear mongering drama queen, with a God complex.
I'm trying hard to figure out if you're for real or just a troll. If real, stop forcing your beliefs on others and thinking your some type of savior. If stuff like ATS and InfoWars is all you do, you're future will be a sad one. Filled with people who will want nothing to do with you. Get outside and off the internet for a few days, weeks, months, or years.
Internet trolls have no lives. All they have is their computers to give them the ability to talk trash over the internet where they cant be touched. Cowards
Originally posted by XxNightAngelusxX
They aren't paying for my school. I'm about to graduate high school, and got kicked out of my apartment, so I'm crashing with some family for the time being.
I'm grateful to them for a lot of things. But I left for a reason.
I don't want to be like them.
I'm still looking for a fine line between enlightenment and obsession. Haven't found it yet, obviously.
I can't enjoy anything. I know that sounds stupid, but I literally can NOT clear my mind enough to enjoy things.
Originally posted by dave_welch
Just curious, are you annoyed when Jehovah's Witnesses knock on your door? Don't take it the wrong way, but you've become the same kind of person, people will not listen to you for the most part because you're annoying them. Most of the time, people just don't care, whether that is good or bad, I won't say. But, I will tell you to cool your jets a bit, nobody likes doom and gloom.