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You know, lots of preppers try to cover the bases of convenience. Things like toilet paper tend to be high on the pyramid of prepper needs. Don’t forget toilet paper is a pretty new invention. Don’t get me wrong, it’s a great invention.
Still, you cannot eat, drink, or defend with toilet paper. You might be able to treat some kind of injury with it but I don’t know.
It’s easy to get our priorities skewed as preppers. Let’s talk about some big, big ideas and priorities when it comes to prepping. Before you start worrying about toilet paper you need to think about other things.
Where you Live
Are you reading this on your laptop in an apartment right now? Before you concern yourself with toilet paper or any preps for that matter, you might need to focus on changing your living situation.
An apartment in a densely populated area is about as frightening as it gets! Your top priority should be getting out of there to somewhere that has fewer people.
What you Do
Do you work in a high rise in a big city? Will your job be automated out of existence? These are important things to consider. You might be on the lookout for a job that allows you to work from home or one that is a trade skill that will carry over to SHTF.
What is Next
Before you go stocking the shelves with hatchets and Ferro rods, you might want to consider your overall plan of action as a prepper. Where do you want to be in the next 2 years or 5 years? What steps are you taking to get there?
The highest priorities are often the biggest and the most expensive. I know that is hard for some people but prepping is about sacrifice.
Bonus: How to Make Pemmican, the Original Survival Food
Invented by the natives of North America pemmican was used by Indian scouts as well as early western explorers.
Native Americans spent a great deal of time on the go and depended on having portable, high-energy, highly nutritious, and filling foods that would last for long periods of time without refrigeration.
Pemmican is a portable, long-lasting, high-energy food. It's made of lean, dried meat that's crushed into powder and mixed with hot, rendered fat. This makes it one of the ultimate foods to have stockpiled for when SHTF or disaster strikes.
People really should avert their gaze from the modern survival thinking for just a bit and also look at how folks 150 years ago did it.
These guys were the last generation to practice basic things, for a living, that we call "survival skills" now.