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Plato’s Allegory of the Cave and Sensible Preparedness Planning

By Denis Korn

THE MODERN DAY CAVE!

WE ARE A NATION OF CAVE DWELLERS!

As I assess the current state of our society, which is overflowing with delusion, deception and insanity, and as I read and hear so much material related to emergency/disaster/apocalyptic preparedness that is also filled with chaos and confusion, I am […]

30 Essential Food Reserve Questions for Yourself and Your Sources

I am once again motivated to stimulate the due diligence and research I feel that is necessary for my readers so they may be adequately prepared. […]

My Top 7 Crucial Questions for Effective Preparedness Planning

Effective preparedness planning is essential to ensure you are properly equipped to function during an emergency. […]

12 Crucial Questions of Preparedness Planning

By Denis Korn

Of the 15 Foundational Articles on the right hand column of this blog, I believe this to be the primary foundational article required for effective and thorough preparedness planning.

It is featured this month for those who may not be familiar with these essential questions, or who need to be […]

Critical Questions and Essential Information About Bug-Out-Bags and Vehicle Preparedness

By Denis Korn

This post – Critical Questions and Essential Information About Bug-Out-Bags and Vehicle Preparedness – is a valuable companion to the post Essential Checklist for Emergency Preparedness & Outdoor Adventure Planning – Including Vehicle Preparedness – Latest Update. You are encouraged to share this post and its vital information with family, friends, […]

Long Term Food Storage – A Comprehensive Primer

By Denis Korn

 

The language of long term food storage – defining and clarifying terms, product options and related information

As the awareness and motivation to store food provisions for extended periods of time grows with every alarming headline, I have been asked to once again post one of the important 15 Foundational […]

Vigilance, Transformation and Triggering Events

By Denis Korn

The political, social, judicial and international events of the last few days are, in my opinion, unprecedented in my lifetime as to the long term implications for our country, society and culture. And the implications are not for the betterment of our nation and civilization. The future is now going to […]

Essentials for Bug-Out Bags and Vehicles

By Denis Korn

To properly assemble an effective bug-out or grab-and-go bag you must basically determine one or all of three possible destinations you are headed towards by foot, bicycle, vehicle or horse: (1) THE WOODS OR OUTDOORS (2) A SHELTER, HOTEL OR STRUCTURE (3) A RESIDENCE.

Disasters and emergencies can occur at any […]

Vital Preparedness Planning Questions

By Denis Korn

If you have read many of the articles I have posted on this site, you will know that I am a fan of Socrates and his method of teaching and dialog, where utilizing and formulating effective questions guide a student through the process of discovery, embodiment and hopefully action. Here are […]

10 Foundational Elements of Emergency Preparedness Planning

By Denis Korn

These 10 Foundational Elements of Emergency Preparedness Planning – AND RESILIENCY – and the suggested links are in my opinion an essential component to beginning, improving and solidifying an effective, successful and beneficial preparedness and disaster survival plan. You are encouraged to conscientiously evaluate and embrace the information given and the guidance […]

Shelf Life Considerations for Preparedness Foods

By Denis Korn

When I consult with preparedness planners about the various food options for long term storage, the foremost question is, “What is the shelf life?” Shelf life considerations for preparedness foods is an essential factor in effective preparedness and survival provisioning.

HISTORY

When I began in the natural foods/outdoor recreation/preparedness industry in […]

Unique Gift Ideas From PrepareDirect

By Denis Korn

During these uncertain times giving the gift of Peace of Mind this holiday season – or any time – is a noble action. Here are suggestions from our product site PrepareDirect for your consideration.

All of these recommendations and unique gift ideas are personal favorites and are highly endorsed.

SURVIVAL CUBE – […]

Essential Emergency Kit Information & Advice

By Denis Korn

This post – Essential Emergency Kit Information & Advice – is a valuable companion to the previous post Essential Checklist for Emergency Preparedness & Outdoor Adventure Planning – Including Vehicle Preparedness – Latest Update. You are encouraged to share this post and its vital information with family, friends, business associates, church […]

Essential Checklist for Emergency Preparedness & Outdoor Adventure Planning – Including Vehicle Preparedness – Latest Update

By Denis Korn

NOTE: The demand for the information given in this list has been significant – so I am posting it again with additional comments and items. I have decided to keep adding comments under selected items on a continuing basis – so you may want to periodically check back at this post […]

Barriers to Critical Thinking & The 7 Essential Questions for Reflection

By Denis Korn

I am sharing once again what has been one of the most read of all my posts – Barriers to Critical Thinking. It continues to be even more timely given the issues that we face as a country and as a civilization today. I re-post and update this article periodically and […]

Vital Preparedness Planning Questions

By Denis Korn

What Road Will You Choose to Take?

For those who have read many of my other posts you will discover that I very often use questions to stimulate and motivate reflection and action. In the preparedness process there are two distinct elements or phases – the research, evaluation, discussion, planning, discerning […]

Why Are So Many Christians Being Called To Prepare?

By Denis Korn

The time is appropriate to share an article written prior to Y2K. The title was the original title – Today it could be expanded to ask: Why Are So Many People of Diverse Communities Being Called to Prepare? While this was written 13 years ago to a Christian audience, it is […]

What Are The Most Important Elements of Preparedness?

By Denis Korn

There is an extraordinary fixation in our current culture with all the trappings of physical survival – given the perception of imminent collapse, chaos and oppression. The degree of hysteria and response to this phenomena is unprecedented in the 39 years I have been in the preparedness industry, and I will soon […]

Beginning & Improving Preparedness Planning – Another Look

By Denis Korn

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It is time once again to evaluate one of the Foundational Articles. I have presented here a simple and concise guide to the preparedness process. Your are encouraged to treat this information seriously – your life may depend upon […]

7 Things Every Reputable Food Reserve Company Needs to Tell You!

By Denis Korn

You must trust the company that provides you with the food you and your family will require during an emergency

I first wrote this article in 2012 and it is just as relevant today – if not more so – than it was then. I continue to be angered and saddened at […]