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The Battle: Sustainable Living versus Doomsday Preparedness

on September 12, 2015

Very good article! I totally agree.

“If society as a whole would embrace sustainable living as a whole, the need for the second would not exist. However, it seems that stories in the media seem to blend the two together, which distorts the purpose for sustainable living.”

Living a Sustainable Dream

Mmm...good... Bucket fresh dehydrated food storage. Out of stock at Costco http://www.costco.com/all-emergency-food.html Mmm…good… Bucket fresh dehydrated food storage.
Out of stock at Costco http://www.costco.com/all-emergency-food.html

What is the difference between sustainable living and doomsday preparedness?  A person with the sustainable living philosophy chooses to limit their impact on the environment, live within their means, and tries to grow food for themselves to not only save money, but to eat healthy. On the other side of the fence is another group, doomsday preppers, people who feel as if society is on the verge of collapse, they sense that some major event is about to happen and are buying  emergency rations, and weapons, and stockpiling supplies; some may look to living sustainable living to prolong their existence after some disaster, but many are  motivated by an impending sense of doom or apocalypse.

No choice here... Organically grown heirloom produce from our own garden being canned without chemical preservatives. No choice here… Organically grown heirloom produce from our own garden being canned without chemical preservatives.

The first is motivated by love or…

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