posted on Mar, 23 2009 @ 03:12 PM
I was wondering about people's oppinion on surviving old age recently; we all plan for the future, for when SitX, but how do we prepare for the
inevitable fact of getting old?
As I'm sure we all know as we become older we lose our speed, strength, reflexe's and the physical attributes that are necessary for survival.
Athritis, poor eye sight and loss of physical strength all make your chances of survival lower.
It's all fine and dandy having a 35 lb BOB, but if you back can't carry the load then how do you deal with it?
I have always liked the survival mindset that your greatest survival tool is your mind and the knowledge contained within it. Physical equipment/tools
then becomes a redundant problem as you have the knowledge to survive with the bare minimum, to live off the land.
Let me present another situation however, that in my oppinion is still a "survival situation"
Imagine your and elderly couple walking to the shops with your wife, your physically nowhere near your peak and unfortunately lack the ability to
defend yourself adequately.
Walking to the shop a group of yobs proceeds to insult or attempt to attack your wife, imagine how it feels not being able to defend the person you
love the most...? Due to old age...
I think the sentiment of this thread is quite obviously so without the need to further explain my point, the question is how do you survive old
[edit on 23/3/09 by Death_Kron]