Excerpt from Zero Hedge
Written by globalintelhub
Reading stories about Preppers is often more inspiring than reading about startups. Preppers dedicate their entire life to their new way of life, as it were. Take for example this recent article in The Washington Post about the American Redoubt:
Those migrating to the Redoubt are some of the most motivated members of what is known as the prepper movement, which advocates readiness and self-reliance in man-made or natural disasters that could create instability for years. It’s scenario-planning that is gaining adherents and becoming mainstream in what Redoubt preppers described as an era of fear and uncertainty. They are anxious about recent terrorist attacks from Paris to San Bernardino, Calif., to Orlando; pandemics such as Ebola in West Africa; potential nuclear attacks from increasingly provocative countries such as North Korea or Iran; and the growing political, economic and racial polarization in the United States that has deepened during the 2016 presidential election.
Although the reasons for prepping are extremely varied, most dedicated preppers share several axioms of their prepping philosophy. . .