[Homestead] Go ld -- feel free to ignore
lynnw1366 at hotmail.com
Mon Dec 8 18:32:05 EST 2008
I'm not sure which of us thinks what anymore :-) I've never been one of
those 'end of the world' people. I think it's the frog in the pot of
water...conditions will just get worse and worse and people will put up with
it and adjust. Or maybe some will come to their senses and live a more
frugal life. I'm afraid that modern Americans don't have rebellion in them.
----- Original Message -----
From: "bob ford" <bobford79 at yahoo.com>
To: <homestead at lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Monday, December 08, 2008 6:06 PM
Subject: Re: [Homestead] Go ld -- feel free to ignore
>I say that city people will leave the city when the city becomes
>un-livable. I don't think that I ever used the verb "rampage". If I did,
>it was in reply to you or someone else who indicated that distance alone
>would provide security.
> I'm not an oil peakist. I certainly don't think that we will be running
> short on fuel, anytime soon. And, say we did; and things ended up as bad
> as some are predicting. It will not be likwe "Night of the Living Dead"
> where it all occurs in a 24 hour period. It will happen in waves. Just
> like Mexicans moved across the country after illegally crossing the very
> dangerous Sonoran Desert, on foot (many dying along the way) and then
> spread out all over the country.
> I don't , yet, believe that things need to become as bad as some seem to
> believe. And, I certainly hope they do not................
> --- On Mon, 12/8/08, Lynn Wigglesworth <lynnw1366 at hotmail.com> wrote:
>> From: Lynn Wigglesworth <lynnw1366 at hotmail.com>
>> Subject: Re: [Homestead] Go ld -- feel free to ignore
>> To: homestead at lists.ibiblio.org
>> Date: Monday, December 8, 2008, 3:53 PM
>> > Who is creating this construct that everyone will be on
>> foot, and alone.
>> > I think people watch too much television and read
>> >too many horror tales,
>> > still .............
>> I think many of us assume that gasoline is one of the first
>> things that will
>> disappear when TSHTF. If gas is still available, things
>> probably aren't that
>> bad. And it seems to me that YOU are the one always
>> suggesting that city
>> folk will be rampaging. We are saying how much can couch
>> potatoes and stock
>> brokers rampage?
>> Lynn Wigglesworth
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