What if the doom and gloomers are right?
What if one of the worst case scenario predictions - ones that impact large regions of the country, if not the entire nation - come true?
For a moment, let's use Olympic scoring, where we throw out the most extreme scenarios which I feel reasonably comfortable asserting will not happen (such as UN troops are coming to impose martial law in the United States and/or President Obama suspending the Constitution to permit him a third term in office.)
Let's focus on scenarios that, while worst case, are a bit more plausible, such as:
What if one of these scenarios is more likely than we realize? What if one of them is being planned right now?
My answer to that question? I guess we'd deal with it. After all, what choice do we have?
Many in the preparedness movement tend to get vapor locked in their efforts. We can't take the next steps in our preparedness efforts because:
I find this problem quite odd, since there's more information and resources about preparedness today than there's ever been. Those preparing for Y2K or after 9/11 didn't have access to YouTube for "how to" videos. Those preparing for the risk of inflation shocks back in the 1970s didn't have Google to help them research their efforts. The body of written work on preparedness was quite limited for most of the 20th century.
We have plenty of information and resources now to tell us what to do next, what the "big one" might be, what we need to acquire and how to start doing so.
It's this vapor lock which causes the question about "what if the big one happens?" So how do we cure vapor lock?
Stop worrying about the big one - what it might be, what it might mean, and when it might happen. Prepare yourself for living without utilities, access to the grocery store and bank. Prepare yourself for the rigors of manual labor. Everything else will take care of itself.
Agree or disagree?
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