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Jw King
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1 ) If there were no more grocery stores or economy, could you continue to feed yourself when your stores run out where you are?
2 ) If there were mobs, gangs, and marshal law, do you have what you need to defend yourself twenty-four hours a day, for months or years?
3 ) Is where you live out of the way, so as to not be forced to relocate, not have curfews, or riots that limit your ability to go get needed supplies?
4 ) If the water stopped coming out of the faucets, do you have access to an unlimited filtration systems for safe water supply to drink and for food production?
5 ) If the sewer stopped working, do you have an immediate access to a secondary sanitation system, and an ability to make soaps to sanitize and clean cloths?
6 ) If any of the systems: water, food or sanitation go off line, will your neighbors actions present a threat to your physical security or a sanitation threat to health?
7 ) If the power and or natural gas went off, would you still have water and a secondary heat source to keep from freezing, and one that will last for months or years?
8 ) Do you have adequate clothing, bedding, hygiene, and medical supplies and medicines & emergency supplies stored, and books or knowledge to get by?
9 ) Do you have a way of making fuel to run pumps, generators, tractors, washing machines or other needed equipment, and parts to keep them working?
10 ) Do you have enough people that you can trust with your life and the lives of your family, to watch your backside when there is little or no government?

The odds of you and your family making it in the coming crisis is 10% for every question you answer yes to. Do you really want to gamble with your families safety...
with odds like YOURS? There still is a little time to make better choices!

Shiloh
 
Jw King
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NO I am not selling anything to anyone!
NO I am not telling you how to solve your unsustainable problem!

If you do not want to own a gun, by a wrist rocket, BB gun, cross bow, knife, or learn how to set snares. It is going to be your self-defense and your belly you are feeding, and your choice as to how you want to solve it. I said nothing about fear, you could have everything you need and still live in fear. You could also have nothing and have the faith everything is going to be alright in the end. Again, that is up to you.

I have had huge gardens and done lots of canning over the years, even meats. And I just know that if I had to live on only what I could grow, no seeds I could order, hay and grains I could bought, I would fair very poorly after a year or two.

I probably have a 70- 80 percent chance. I am concerned over the things I still need to do, but I have the faith that after I have done all that I can, Adonai will be there for me if required.

I do worry about some of the family and some of our friends who do not live close by or have not considered the importance of preparations for the possibility of real hard times.

Is this not what Sustainable Intentional Communities are all about?

Shalom

 
Robert Ray
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I think you have posed some important questions.
Water, sanitation and heat are very important self sufficiency concerns.
The effect will be far more more serious than just having to cut back on trips to town when fuel becomes precious. We depend on fuel fed infrastructure and a simple flush for many isn't going to be a simple flush any more.
Being aware and being prepared isn't a bad idea. Saykhel
 
Robert Ray
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ReCode Oregon has this link for sewer catastrophe's. They have other permie style links and resources as well.

http://www.thedirt.org/node/5918
 
Rebekah Moore
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1 Yes
2 A few weeks
3 Were we live it is in the city by many other houses but we have plenty of supplies
4 Yes
5 Yes
6 No
7 Yes for water heat may be a problem our fire places don't put of much heat but we know a way to fix it
8 Oh yes plenty of all of them
9 not really no but we don't need any of those things very much. For example we have hand rubbing tools.
10 oh Yes
 
Jw King
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Rebekah Moore wrote:
1 Yes
2 A few weeks
3 Were we live it is in the city by many other houses but we have plenty of supplies
4 Yes
5 Yes
6 No
7 Yes for water heat may be a problem our fire places don't put of much heat but we know a way to fix it
8 Oh yes plenty of all of them
9 not really no but we don't need any of those things very much. For example we have hand rubbing tools.
10 oh Yes


Well I would say you pass with a 65 to 66%. You have a 2 out of 3 percent chance. We only have a 3 out of 4 or 4 out of 5 at best, and we have spent years working on it. If we are really going to survive what is coming, we need to start working together as really functioning communities, that will go the extra mile for each other rather than the capitalism, socialism, or communism model. The Messiah told us how to do it, but we do not have enough faith in our fellow man to live such a law. It is a real pity, when were not going to taking any of this world's possessions with us that were not willing to share with one and other!

Shalom
 
cairn paul
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Location: Rural North Devon, UK.
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!.yes. 2. yes. 3.yes. 4.yes. 5. yes. 6, yes.....this is the only thing I worry about -the actions of others. 7.yes. 8.yes. 9. no- wont be using such equipment. 10. no- don't trust others/outsiders.
 
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