Category Archives: Survival Prepping

How to Get Around After TEOTWAWKI

After TSHTF, maintaining highways and bridges will take a back seat to just staying alive and free from the slavers and reavers. If you need to get somewhere faster than you can walk or ride horseback, you will need some … Continue reading

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Small Nuclear Reactors to Power Homesteads and Survival Compounds

Personal Power for the Coming Anarchy Western societies are aging, losing expertise and internal cohesion, and allowing the foundations of their civilisation to crumble. To survive, modern societies need to make their vital infrastructure as robust as they can. Instead, … Continue reading

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Crime Rates Rise in Cities: Is Moving to the Country a Viable Alternative?

Violent Crime Rising in Cities In addition to a large increase in homicides, major cities in the US have experienced more than 1,000 more robberies, almost 2,000 more aggravated assaults and more than 600 non-fatal shootings in 2016 compared to … Continue reading

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Nightmare on Your Street: Could You Survive the Loss of the Power Grid?

The Power Grid Has Gone Down and Will Not Come Back Up: What Do You Do? Stores are closed. Cell service is failing. Broadband Internet is gone. Hospitals are operating on generators, but rapidly running out of fuel. Garbage is … Continue reading

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A Sense of Security is the Beginning of Disaster

Humans crave security. They will go to great lengths in an attempt to make themselves feel safe and secure. Unfortunately, there is no limit to potential risks. The ones we focus on are often the least likely to do us … Continue reading

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TEOTWAWKI Survival Cache: Include 3D Printer, Survival e-Library, etc.

When you are placing your survival caches in likely hiding places around the world, do not forget to include a general-purpose, self-replicating 3D printer, along with a comprehensive survival e-library with all the necessary modeling software and plans. You will … Continue reading

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Immortality via 3D Bioprinting, for the Compleat Survivor

3D printing is opening several promising doors into a future of near-infinite possibilities. One of the most important skills to learn for the more wise and intelligent prepper-survivors is the ability to print useful tools and replacement parts in 3D, … Continue reading

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Tough but Resilient

Life in North America can be a real mess these days. Mexico is becoming a total blood bath. Likewise US inner city precincts  — such as are found in  Chicago, Philadelphia, Baltimore, St. Louis, Oakland, Milwaukee, Detroit, New Orleans, … … Continue reading

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End of the World Library to Help Things Reboot After TEOTWAWKI

You made it through the end of the world. Given enough time and care, you may find enough cooperative survivors to begin rebuilding. But how can you replace the knowledge that was lost when everything fell apart? You can’t, not … Continue reading

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Printing a New Civilisation After TSHTF

3D printing is being used to print spare parts for race cars, fighter jets, to print firearms and rocket engines. It is also being used to print pills, body tissues and replacement parts, to print entire homes, boats, and automobiles. … Continue reading

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Great Escapes

No matter what you want to escape — from a zombie apocalypse to a comet strike to a skankstream cathedral — you will wish to do so with flair. Below is a collection of escape vehicles, meant for a variety … Continue reading

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Zombie Survival Camps and Retreats: Be Prepared

To survive, it is often necessary to fight. And to fight you have to dirty yourself. __ George Orwell Zombies? You’re Soaking In Them! You may believe that zombies are the stuff of myth and folklore. Sadly, that is not … Continue reading

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Whoever Controls the Sun Controls the Earth

It is not so hard to destroy cities and prevent food crops from growing. Merely control the level of sunlight that is allowed to reach particular parts of the Earth. Consider, if you will, flocks of solar controllers — either … Continue reading

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Abundance: Guaranteed Basic Income vs. Guaranteed Basic Competence

It is becoming stylish to talk about “living wages” or “guaranteed basic incomes.” It is thought by some that giving every living person a guaranteed income might free them from worrying about money, and allow them to pursue a rich … Continue reading

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Ferguson and Baltimore: What to Do About Multicultural “Parties”

Multicultural Parties Celebrate Grievance, Both Real and Contrived From the political standpoint, it is best not to create more martyrs. More martyrs merely keep the party going longer, with additional collateral damage. Hence the usefulness of “non-lethal” weapons. In recent … Continue reading

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Jim Duggar Declares for President, Vows to Solve US Fertility Problem

[satire] Al Fin Travels to the Duggars’ Arkansas Home to Interview the Presidential Candidate Al Fin: Thank you for meeting with me today, Mr. Duggar. Jim Duggar: Please, Al, just call me Jim. It’s a pleasure to welcome you to … Continue reading

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Re-Starting Civilisation After the “S” Hits the “F”

The modern world is built upon human psychology. The ability of humans to solve problems, or to work around them. The willingness of humans to endure difficulties and hard times, hoping for something better to come along. The modern world … Continue reading

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Homemade Weapons of Survival and Resistance: Outlasting the Bastards

Acolyte: Master, when TSHTF, will we need guns — lots of guns? Master Fin: Grasshopper, when TSHTF not only will we need guns — lots of guns — but we will also need things that go boom! things that go … Continue reading

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A Defensible Survivable Retreat In the Lower 48: What are the Odds?

In case of The End of the World As We Know It (TEOTWAWKI), where would you choose to make a stand, for yourself and your loved ones? If the problem occupies your mind a great deal, and you live in … Continue reading

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Long Term Survival vs. Rebuilding Civilisation

At the Al Fin Dangerous Child Institute, children are taught survival over all time scales — immediate, intermediate, and long term. But Dangerous Children are also taught how to build networked communities of like-minded and competent people, with the aim … Continue reading

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Global Nuclear War Making a Comeback Under Putin, Obama?

Remember the grand old days of the USSR? Remember Dr. Strangelove, Alas Babylon, Lucifer’s Hammer, Earth Abides, On the Beach, and the large number of other popular works that both shaped and reflected the widespread nightmares of global nuclear war? … Continue reading

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Coming Back from Apocalypse

Rebuilding civilisation after the deluge will require more than just survival skills. And don’t think apocalypse can’t happen. The Earth is struck by large asteroids far more commonly than we are told. “The only thing preventing a catastrophe from a … Continue reading

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Idiocracy: When the Lights Go Out

Would you survive an electrical power shutdown lasting several weeks or months? Millions of people across North America wouldn’t. … we believe it is more a question of “when” than “if.” A targeted cyber attack — either alone or combined … Continue reading

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Send Your Child to Prison Instead of College

College is becoming more and more expensive. But the advantages of going to college are diminishing by the year. After TEOTWAWKI — The End of The World As We Know It — your kids will need an entirely different skill … Continue reading

Posted in Dangerous Child, Economics, Education, satire, Survival Prepping, University

High Value Trade Goods After the Apocalypse

Caution! The information below is intended for use in future planning after TSHTF. The activities described are mostly highly illegal at this time, and laws must be obeyed. Most prepper sites recommend things like silver coins, ammunition, fish hooks, seeds, … Continue reading

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