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Are Preppers Optimists?

Over the years, I have had this discussion about TEOTWAWKI with many people and someone always tells me I am a pessimist.  Then they go in one of several different directions.

  • One, it will never happen.
  • Two, the government will take care of us.
  • Three, I don’t want to live through it; I would just as soon be dead.
  • I don’t want to think about it.
  • Sometimes all of the above.

As you can see the sheep run from extreme optimism, it can’t happen here or the government will take care of us (remember Katrina).  To extreme pessimism, I don’t want to live through it; to I don’t want to talk about it.…

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