I have always thought that it is better to have friends than guns. It just works out that most of my friends have guns. So much the better.
So lately, I have been thinking about how to put together a like minded group. But the more that I think about it, this seems like a bad idea. Because you see, getting together and creating a prep group may seem like a good idea, but I am beginning to think that it might not get you where you need to go.
I think that perhaps the way that you need to start is to join a local group of any flavor and start working with that group to fulfill a common goal outside of prepping. Then as you create bonds and links with others, you can start creating a subgroup that you see eye to eye with.
Joining an existing group also has a tendency of weeding out a lot of folks who really are just parlor pinks. By joining an existing group of any type, you have a pre-vetted group of people who think beyond themselves. I think that you and I may well be pleasantly surprised that this type of folk is probably quite receptive to prepping.
So, in the next week, I am going out hunting to find a group that I can get along with. Lions, Eagles, Rotary, American Legion. I'm gonna check them all out. I going to take the best fit and then work hard to make the fit better.
Wish me luck.