Why do you want SHTF to happen?

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Do you ever get a feeling that some preppers you talk to seemingly want a SHTF scenario to happen?  I’ve been around the block for awhile now and have gotten to meet a variety of people that consider themselves preppers.  Every now and again, I meet people that are a little too excited about the topic.

While I do not think anyone should be excited about a collapse, I do find that there may be justification in earnest anticipation of it.

From the documentary Collapse starring Michael Ruppert:

“You walk towards your fear, you embrace your fear, you don’t try to hedge it.  That’s a part of real living as a human being; as a spiritual being; is to embrace and encompass your fear, your love, and to not run away from anything because that’s the life experience.  And it’s in that richness that I think we find the most beautiful art, the most beautiful music.  We find the richness of what the human soul can offer.  And I see all that richness buried under such bullshit.

Let’s be clear – American’s are probably among the top most distracted people of any nation….

– Many men are walking encyclopedias of meaningless sport statistics

– Multitudes of teens cry and faint over their favorite entertainment star

– People favor a person’s reality on a TV show rather than their own

– While the internet is a very powerful tool, we waste ourselves away at internet memes and other useless information as described in my article America – The Seven Second Society.

All this and more is the “bullshit” that Michael Ruppert speaks about.  People in general have so much more potential than we give credit, but we are being oppressed from almost every angle.

– The entertainment industry is oppressing as described above.  The majority of movie entertainment now-a-days is poor plot garbage supplemented with special effects for a cheap thrill.  Our music industry is overwhelmingly negative with tasteless lyrics riding on top of a hip beat.

We are financially oppressed by a private banking system called The Federal Reserve which steals our wealth opportunity.

– We are nutritionally oppressed where the majority of our food is centralized and adulterated with harmful ingredients that are dulling our minds and bodies.

– We are medically oppressed.  Instead of reverting back to healthy living and eating right, the answer is more medication.

American’s (and the world population) are slowly coming to the realization that opportunity is fleeting and our own reality is a prison.  The human desire IS to live a life to its fullest, and the current structure for most is either flat out not providing the opportunity or making it incredibly difficult to do so.  People who earnestly await the “SHTF moment” are looking for a release from the current oppressive paradigm.  I’m sure that they do not want to collateral damage that comes from it, but they want the existing structure torn down.

Make no mistake, there are no band aids or polishing that can change the current system.  As in Jonathan Cahn’s Book, The Mystery of the Shemitah, every so often (7 years) the people need “a release” which is the definition of Shemitah.  The word as it relates to the Jewish people was a period by which debts were forgiven and the land was allowed to recover.

We need a release, and unfortunately it seems that it must follow a collapse…  If there is anything to earnestly anticipate, it is the potential opportunity to rise up against these oppressions and have a reset in the name of our children and grandchildren.

  • mammamaia

    all too sadly true… and not only of the US, but of humankind in general… i’d really rather see the species eradicated entirely, before it can inflict its inherent evils on any other worlds…

  • Daddyotis

    I for one am looking FORWARD to the eminent collapse and the die-off which will accompany it. Look at it as nature’s re-set, God’s punishment, or whatever…we as a species have fallen SO far there is no return from this descent. I will do everything I can to protect, feed, and shelter my own family until such a time as the rebuilding starts. Once done, perhaps the survivors can repopulate this nation with reasonable people.

  • Excellent article. Yes! It’s time for a reset!

  • Problem Solver

    There is a new version of Mad Max coming out soon. For many that is the future as they see it. Others see a future out of Red Dawn.

    The world have never known a time of peace. There have been pockets of stability for a given period of time than those pockets disappear until another area stabilizes.

    I do not know if we will be entering a period of millions of deaths like Stalin, Mao, WWII, WWI, War of the Three Kingdoms in China, Mongol invasions and conquests, Qing dynasty conquest of the Ming dynasty, Taiping Rebellion in China, etc. These were events that resulted in millions of deaths.

    It is just as likely one will social decay and civil unrest due to economic issues. With high unemployment and many people not being able to pay what debt they have accumulated.

    So because of the range of possible future events there are a range of possible responses. In some cases this has led to disagreements within the preparedness community on the proper actions that should be taken now. Since resources to prepare are limited one need to really focus on a clear goal. It may turn out to be right, it may turn out to be wrong. The one way to improve ones chances if for people to learn to work together and to help one another (in my opinion). When I look across several decades at conflict and strife around the world I see time and time again where those who can cooperate and work together have the best changes of making it through a time of trouble. It seems that a group of a few dozen working together can develop enough synergy to overcome what a single individual or family cannot!

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  • karpac1

    i guess i am just in the middle. i wouldn’t mind a short term event. (american blackout, and state of emergency comes to mind.) those who survive would be new preppers. but a long term event i don’t know. i hate to see that happen to my grandkids.

  • theredhawg

    Until the Federal Reserve System and the Big 4 banks are gone and we have a new financial system things will not change. Abortion and the homosexual lifestyle also have to end before God will restore America. I see total Collaspe of the USA in 2015. It is going to get bad folks so please get ready for it.God please bless America again and restore her to her former glory.

  • Poorman

    Anyone who wants this to happen is insane. Wishing death,suffering ect on millions of innocent people is not the thought of a normal and rational person. While I agree it is comming and I prepare for it deep down I hope that all my preps will be wasted due to some circumstance saving the world