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Should Americans be Doomsday Preppers or should they just spend their money and time on themselves and live in the moment?

I watched Doomsday Preppers on National Geographic and found it amazing that there is a large percentage of American people spending their money , time and efforts on Prepping for disasters, solar flares, EMP , economic collapse, pandemic illnesses, other post apocolyptic scenarios, some of these people were in their 60's and training physically to fight, use weapons, store food, have bug out bags and other locations to bug out to - is this a realistic plan for the future or should these people spend their money on enjoying life, travelling and retiring in peace?

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      May 18 2013: Yes I agree these shows would want the most extreme for entertainment value, I don't think it is funny to make fun of them, I didn't take it as so whilst watching the show, rather it piqued my interest and made me think about tending to my own decision of wether to Prep or not- I decided to bring the topic up to my family.Of course after those tough times in the States it would make sense to Prep.I actually applaude these people for their efforts and can see they are just trying to survive , infact what I really admired is the people who Prepped for their neighbours and informed others, it was heart warming.I don't make a good debater when I agree with you.. Perhaps my only issue was the animals that were kept as future food stocks, I am vegan and think we can live well without animals and their products...

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