The Marine Corps motto is Semper Fidelis, or Always Faithful, in my unit we jokingly used the term Semper Gumby – after the rubber cartoon character – meaning Always Flexible.
I must have been a very impressionable young Marine, as I took it to heart and the core of my preparedness plan is to develop a flexible mind that allows me to observe, orientate, decide, and then act in whatever manner best solves the problem and to keep from being bound into a concrete dogma. Continue reading “PRN Episode #37 Semper Gumby”→
Today we interview Joe Nobody (pen name for the author who wishes to keep his identity confidential) has provided systems, consulting and training for the U.S. Army, Department of Homeland Security, Office of Naval Research, United States Border Patrol as well as several private firms and government agencies which cannot be disclosed.
In this episode David discusses the taping of his upcoming episode of Doomsday Preppers – He talks about the opsec and privacy issues, the projects he built for the show and offers insight into how the show taping worked.
The upcoming season is supposed to be more project based than personality based and they taped David building three projects, a ferrocement dome, a steam engine, and a chlorine generator for water purification.
I have noticed that not everyone shares the same belief systems that cause people to be “preppers” or interested in DIY or self-reliance, and that sometimes people can even think that those that want to do things themselves and take responsibility for their own life are “weird” or “strange”.
Because of this, whenever I find others that share my belief systems and live nearby I embrace them and treasure finding those that are like minded.