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Originally posted by Maxatoria
The problem is that in a crisis that there would be loads of well armed Americans looking to ensure that they get as much as possible and i'd expect much bloodshed so while its not a bad idea i'd imagine desperate people with firearms will cause trouble
Originally posted by frugal
reply to post by undo
It is a very good idea you have. I thought our taxes were supposed to include pre-planning storage of food for such an event. Everyone should save seeds from the food they eat, and start a compost pile. I feel welfare, food stamps, free lunches, free health care, Obama phones, etc... was already covering the pre-apocalypse situation called the recession soft depression period we have been enduring. People need to educate themselves on how to do things, and work at being self reliant. Learning to garden is essential.
Originally posted by ShadellacZumbrum
reply to post by undo
It is absolutely Impossible to Quell Panic.
I suspect in a SHTF scenario that people will stop thinking critically with their Right Brain and start thinking with their Reptilian Brain ( the one that governs survival ).
When you put weapons and live ammo in the hands of a Panicky individual, you are likely to see a Very Undesirable Outcome.
Not an attractive thought at all.
Originally posted by undo
all the stores and hospitals and bars and restaurants should already know, that if they don't have a plan in place to become part of the relief effort, that roaming gangs of people in various states of high anxiety, will just break in and take it, at gun point. people will get shot, the places ransacked and everything stolen or destroyed. doctors, nurses, barkeeps, pharmacists, etc, dead, and all their supplies stolen. it's much better to just have a plan in place to contribute to the community in time of need. and inform the community, in advance, that the plan exists so they will know not to panic
edit on 18-8-2013 by undo because: (no reason given)