28 Inconvenient Truths About TEOTWAWKI*
- Not everyone will survive. Ouch.
- For many, circumstances will trump preparedness.
- Preparedness will cost money. There’s no way around it.
- If you talk about preparedness, you’ll be ridiculed. If you keep your mouth shut, you’ll miss out on establishing a support system that is 100% necessary to survival.
- A rural retreat won’t save you. The federal government has you in their crosshairs, as does the United Nations.
- Stored food runs out, eventually.
- Even the best prepared survivalist Navy Seal can be brought down by an infected ingrown toenail.
- You probably aren’t tough enough for what’s coming.
- Gold and silver may be useless if a world currency is established. Their use may even be criminalized.
- In a time of plenty, it’s impossible to imagine the reality of true scarcity.
- Survival is easy for armchair quarterbacks.
- Most survivalists and preppers are overly optimistic when it comes to how much food store, what scenarios to plan for, and their ability to survive off the grid.
- TEOTWAWKI will change the way you and your children and grandchildren live. Forever.
- The minute you bug out, your chances of reaching your retreat destination are slim.
- You’re kidding yourself if you think your hidden caches won’t be found by others, eventually.
- You won’t know if you’re ready for TEOTWAWKI until you’re in the middle of it.
- Ultimately, a too-powerful government will be the biggest threat to your survival.
- Life will become cheap.
- Free time will become a thing of the past.
- There’s nothing wrong with preparing for natural disasters, but if you’re not ready for a collapse of the American economy, you’re not ready.
- Coming tough times will threaten even the best of marriages and other close relationships.
- Growing your own food is a bigger challenge than you ever thought possible.
- A green garden can be spotted from miles away, thus endangering your food source and your family.
- Dealing with human waste and trash will become your new part-time job.
- You’ll discover exactly what you’re capable of when your family is threatened.
- Formerly strong and capable people will escape their new reality through booze, drugs, and/or suicide.
- Protecting and nurturing close family ties will become one of the most important things you can do.
- Those who can accept and adapt will find survival easier than those who hold on to the past or have unrealistic expectations of the future.
*The End of the World As We Know It
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