Prepper Myth #4: TEOTWAWKI will be fun!

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This is one of a series of posts on some commonly held prepping beliefs, and reasons why they may be wrong and possibly dangerous to you and your loved ones.

Their Myth Reasoning (not me talking/writing) – A rarely-discussed but obvious undercurrent in survival circles is the general idea that somehow a serious survival situation will be great for those who have prepared adequately, and likely be good for the world in general. A number of justifications are given for this view: 1) It will have a cleansing effect, it will be a neat little “reset” button for society, 2) people’s priorities will improve by necessity, 3) etc. Although this issue is not discussed often, there is an obvious hoping-it-will-happen theme to the attitudes of many survivalists. Why? Because for those who have prepared, somehow things will be better than they were before SHTF. Nothing could be farther from the…

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Author: Alfred E. Neuman

71 year old geek, ultra-conservative patriot.