Ethics at the Shelter Door





Ethics at the Shelter Door
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In the 50’s Time magazine published an article called Ethics at the Shelter Door that discussed bomb shelters and the ethics of letting your neighbors in, even if it meant your family would not have enough to survive.

A friar named McHugh wrote a dissenting article and explained how the Christian thing to do in the event of a nuclear attack would be to get your family inside and lock the door – even if that excluded your neighbors from safety. Continue reading “Ethics at the Shelter Door”

27 Prepper Precepts Complete





27 Prepper Precepts Complete
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Thanks for being patient now you can see the complete list of prepper precepts.  I think this topic is important enough to put it at the top of the site, so tomorrow it will be a page and not just a post.

I have my own moral code that is based on what I think is important, and I follow that more than any rule, law, or policy.  I take pride that anyone that wants to know how I will react to a situation (speaking of moral situations not tactical) can normally guess my answer if they understand my basic precepts: Continue reading “27 Prepper Precepts Complete”

Terrorism: We play Checkers, They play Chess




Terrorism: We play Checkers, They play Chess
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This is a rant, so feel free to comment and disagree, but this is my personal opinion, and I felt like posting it here so I did….

While to most of us current events are not a game, it seems like using game analogies aptly describe how our politicians are acting.  I keep hearing news reports about who is winning the war on terror, or winning the debt limit talks.  Our politicians are playing checkers with out future, making jumps reactively.  “Hey he jumped me, I am going to jump him back”… Watching our politicians solve problems is akin to watching an ADHD Labrador Retriever piddle in the back yard “Hey it’s a squirrel, look at the bird, hello mister squirrel, I want to chase a ball, ooh look it’s a squirrel, I’m hungry?”  Continue reading “Terrorism: We play Checkers, They play Chess”