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Easily the most important thing for a prepper to remember is that they are not a lone wolf. This strange Doomsday Preppers idea that we should only look to help ourselves and those in our family is insane.
I am very unnerved to find good Americans doing battle in their minds against their neighbors. To me, it’s part of the prepper evolution. It seems like in the early days you are very isolationist and very vicious in your prepping methodologies.
As you grow and the desperation begins to subside your mind clears. You see that your neighbors are not the enemy.
After watching the hurricanes smash our nation you may have noticed that neighbors are the only people around to help you in a real disaster.
Power In Numbers
No matter how much you prep you are not able to defend yourself against all things. There is serious power in numbers. A people looking for safety and security can get a lot done with a full community of people.
If you make everyone your enemy you will not have the numbers you need to lean on when that group of desperate people comes to your neighborhood. It pays to survive with a community
For some reason, we have no faith in prepared communities and civility. We believe that we need a bunker that is stocked with guns, food, ventilation, and plumbing. We believe that there is a way we can make that happen.
While owning all that is hardly within the budget or means of many, we still hold it out as a possibility. Now, we can see no way that we are going to make friends with neighbors. What’s going on?
Your community is your true power.