By Ken Jorgustin – Modern Survival Blog
Why do I prep? It’s simple really; for me, it’s just logical, and makes good common sense. Being prepared.
You never know what life is going to bring (or throw) your way – be it a manageable disaster or even a SHTF collapse.
We buy insurance for things – such as renters, homeowners, automobile, health, liability, etc. – and to ‘prep’ is simply another form of insurance. Prepping (becoming better prepared) is different only in that you are paying yourself instead of an insurance company.
Additionally, your preparedness (insurance) efforts (payments) and preps are not wasted if there’s no disaster or SHTF. You can rotate and eat your food storage, and the practical knowledge, skills, and supplies that you’ve learned, practiced, and procured will be with you always – and will improve your self reliance, independence, and liberty as a human being.
Preppers prep for are all sorts of scenarios, and each of those may be weighted by the following things:
1. Probability of occurrence
2. Magnitude of occurrence and the follow-on effects
As to whether or not a logical minded person chooses to prep for a given particular scenario depends upon the probabilities (as perceived our understood by them), coupled with that person’s risk tolerance to the likelihood of occurrence.
ANY prepping is good, regardless of the reason or magnitude of preparedness, because prepping establishes a mindset of being responsible – being more self-sufficient (even if just a little) – being less dependent upon others or other systems – being more independent minded.
Unfortunately this type of thinking…Continue reading at Modern Survival Blog: Prepping Scenarios, And Reasons Why Preppers Prep