Can We Have Privacy In 2021? You’re Joking, Right?

The "influence" of big tech, and by influence I mean control, is probably one of the biggest survival topics we'll face in our lifetimes.

I titled this piece Privacy in 2021 but we're facing a monster that has the power to tear society to pieces over the next few years.

I don't want to chase you away before you even begin reading but just know this is a HUGE survival topic. And you're about to understand why in the next 14 minutes.

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Looking Too Tactical – Is It Really That Dangerous?

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This is a common theme among the survival community – If you look too tactical, people are going to know you have the gear, food, knowledge… whatever the current topic of discussion. And they’re going to come and take it.

Is looking too tactical really a thing?

Is there really a serious danger to looking too tactical? Is going Gray Man THAT important?

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Video – My EDC Bag – A Look Inside – 2020

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This is a short video showing what I carry with me every day in my EDC Bag. My EDC pack is geared to help me get home as well as what I might need during the day so I call it my EDC/Get-Home Bag.

While sitting in my truck waiting on a customer I decided to record a short impulse video on my EDC Bag. I grabbed my EDC bag / get-home pack and started recording.

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Building A Blackout Kit

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Thinking about building a blackout kit? In this article, I’ll go over some of the preps we have in place to make life a little more bearable when the power inevitably goes out.

This is the second and final post in the two-part series of – Building A Blackout Kit. See part one here: An Emergency Generator.

I believe all of us have had the power go out where we live. Even a completely self-sufficient person living off the grid (Which I am not) will likely face a power failure at some point. Part of being prepared includes being ready for the juice to stop.

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Which Survival Water Filter Should I Use – The Sawyer Mini or the LifeStraw?

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In this post, I compare two of the more popular survival water filter options for your bugout, get home, and other survival bags. Those two filters are the Sawyer Products Mini Water Filtration System and the LifeStraw Personal Water Filter. These are the two water filters I have the most experience with and seem to be the most popular within the survival community.

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Winter Car Emergency Kit – Pick-Up Truck EDC – 2017/18

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Do you have your winter car emergency kit squared away? Part of survival might be just getting home from work or the grocery store. Or it might mean getting your car rolling from the side of the road, pulled from a ditch, or just getting your car with a dead battery started – without relying on a roadside assistance membership. Can we say self-reliance? That’s what this article and video are all about. I’m going to cover the basics that I have set-up for my winter car emergency kit.

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Survival Gear I Didn’t Need And Shouldn’t Have Bought – A Couple Of Real Examples

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How does posting survival gear I didn’t need and shouldn’t have bought help you? I’m hoping by posting a few of my mistakes, you might benefit by finding a more direct route to preparedness and self-sufficiency.

Jumping in blind and head first caused an expensive set-back on several levels. Sharing some of those setbacks every now and then just might help you. That is why I’m sharing the survival gear I didn’t need.

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Building Survival Kits Beyond The Altoid Tin

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Building survival kits can be fun and they can save lives too. Or, they may fall short, right?

We cannot predict, with any degree of certainty, what types of emergencies and disasters we might have to deal with. What we can do, and should do, is be as prepared as we can.

Survival Kits Come in Every Size

I don’t know about your home, but here in the Hawkins’ residence, you can barely walk across the room without tripping over some type of survival gear.

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