As individuals of ALL ages lose the basic skills of self reliance, and more importantly the desire to do any task for themselves, a ticking time bomb becomes more pronounced for when these services breakdown.
An oil emergency in the Middle-East, for example, can severely limit transportation of the goods that people depend on.
Cancer claims the lives of thousands of Americans every day, but it also results in tens of billions of dollars in revenue for the medical and pharmaceutical industries.
Why would these industries champion a cure for the disease when they enjoy such stratospheric profits in its treatment?
Self reliance and preparing for a rainy day or even for a full blown hurricane has become almost a taboo for many, and a total waste of time, money and effort for the others.
While what a person does with their own money and time is their business, the same holds true for the person that sacrifices much to prepare for future mass disorder and total lack of purchasable necessities.It is a fact that most people in the United States, upwards of 99%, have little or NOTHING put away for emergenices.