posted on Aug, 12 2013 @ 11:13 AM
We would find ways to survive without any 'thing', regardless of how much we'd miss it.
There are a lot of things we would/will find jarring to do without:
-Mass produced, durable footwear.
Sure, there'll be shoes in the stores that aren't looted for a while; but once the boats stop coming from China, and the trains quit running from
the coast, there'll be no more shoes. Yes, you'll quickly learn to rig up your own moccasins. I have done it before. But without vibram soles,
and super-strong nylon/dacron threads, stitches quickly pull through their holes, or fray through in a week or so.
It will seem like you are constantly 'doctoring' your footgear. I mean you'll be spending an hour or more per week out of your demanding
post-apocalyptic schedule, sewing an old tire tread onto your old suede jacket with a piece of copper wire, trying to reduce your corns and
We make our own soap. If you don't have glycerin from the pharmacy or health store, you're going to be using a mix of lye with some pig fat,
probably. I hope you like the smell of bacon.