There is a difference between relying on each other and relying on Them. I believe healing and progress will take place in our country when there is more of the first and far less of the second, but in order to have less of the …
When talking about the state of the world, it’s common to hear people say, “well, when things go back to normal…” but is that what we really want? In today’s podcast episode/blog post I explain why I don’t think things will ever go back to normal, why I don’t think we should go back to normal, and what is a better option.
Thoughts today on why it’s important to know your neighbors and build an in person community — and how the internet has made that entire process more complicated (and not for reasons you think.)
The path I talk about will mean different things to different people. But hopefully this will be helpful to anyone who listens/reads these words.
See, the thing that always gets me is this: in a world where everyone is busy, where everyone has so much to do, people took time out of their busy lives to help us with ours.
Before you get too excited about how you’ll take on an apocalyptic collapse of society like a boss, let’s be honest. When put in a situation you’ve never actually been in before, you don’t know *how* you or anyone else will react to or deal with that situation. People both excel and struggle differently—and that is magnified when dealing with stress.
Okay, I’m going to say it. Ego is a problem in some homesteading and prepping communities and it needs to stop.