Quoted for posterity. Hopyard for President.And what makes you assume the road will be passable, that you won't be stopped by armed looters along the way. That your
vehicle and all your stuff won't be stolen or burned.
See, the problem with trying to prepare for these doomsday scenarios is, amongst many things, the highly variable
nature of what might actually occur.
Meanwhile, consider this, right now in this world and in modern European nations, there is 25% unemployment or more.
There may be unrest, but there is no chaos.
During our Great Depression we had 25% unemployment +, and though there was great social dislocation, we did not
devolve into anarchy.
There was no anarchy in Japan as it neared the end of its rope after being twice nuked. Chaotic & anarchic SHTF scenarios
are partly a function of the character of the people enduring the adversity. Even in Germany there was only brief
lawlessness in isolated sectors as the country was invaded from all sides, and much of that was due to poor behavior
by Russian troops.
I presume you are an American, a citizen of 'The Home of the Brave.' Try thinking that way.
Preparing for a prolonged SHTF scenario in which chaos reigns and government authority disappears means you have
NO faith in our institutions or our people. It means you have no faith in your local police and fire fighters; none in
the National Guard, Zero in the National Military, little for our civic leaders and religious leaders.
Aside from the paranoid aspect, the thought itself shows a shameful view of your countrymen.
Even at the worst of the cold war, when people were building bomb shelters, I do not recall many (if any) discussions
of a post catastrophe dog eat dog world///or as some here would have it, man shoots man world.
the self-discipline and character of the p