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Barriers to Critical Thinking & The 7 Essential Questions

It is essential that one develops an effective foundation and skill set for critical evaluation and assessment of facts and circumstances that lead to actions that are effectual, appropriate and beneficial. […]

The Idolatry of Self-Reliance Revisited

By Denis Korn

It is time once again to share an article I posted two years ago and this is an appropriate companion to my last post Spiritual Survival. As current political and social events continue to become more and more critical, the significance of this post becomes more and more essential. While the […]

Spiritual Survival

By Denis Korn

Be guided by the Holy Spirit

Stuff is Important – Attitude is Essential – Spiritual Survival is Indispensable

Without the proper embodiment of Spiritual Survival – physical survival is incomplete and imperfect, and can be irrelevant.

I have written in a number of articles at this blog on the […]

Honesty – The Cornerstone of Preparedness and the 6 Essential Questions

By Denis Korn

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It is time once again to call attention to a previous post regarding a most essential factor in preparing for emergencies or disasters – HONESTY! This subject is not to be overlooked […]

10 Foundational Elements of Emergency Preparedness Planning – Revisited

By Denis Korn

Let us pray that 2017 will be a year of right living, right thinking, right planning, discernment and an attitude of true hope and faith. May the Truth be with you and may you discover who you can truly trust!

These 10 Foundational Elements of Emergency Preparedness Planning – AND RESILIENCY – […]

The Times Require Critical Thinking Skills

Are there enough people left in our society and culture that developing essential critical thinking skills will make a difference? Are forces behind the scene so in control that whatever the outcome of this election – if it is held – that they are now in a position to manipulate events and fulfill their agenda? […]

Tipping Points and Triggering Events for Action

A simple way to begin a dialog is to develop a list of tipping points and triggering events that might occur that will encourage your dissenting friends and relatives into action. […]

End Times Perspectives – Eschatology – Premillennialism – Apocalypticism

Contemporary events have stimulated a great deal of speculation as to where our culture is in the context of history and prophesy. […]

Wisdom – Discernment – Truth – Deceit and Delusion

It appears self-evident that our country and society will be tested and subjected to events of great consequence and magnitude. We must be equipped spiritually, emotionally and physically to prevail during the months ahead. […]

The Essential Elements of Preparedness

It is my belief that the most essential and foundational elements of preparedness are attitude, critical thinking, knowledge, trust in God, appropriate emotion and spiritual awareness. […]

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 […]

Critical Thinking is Not Conducted in a Vacuum

I consider this to be one of the most important posts I have made, because of the seriousness condition of the current state of our nation. While I believe that developing critical thinking skills is essential in all aspects of our life, it is especially important when you are evaluating and determining sources and provisions for emergency and disaster preparedness. […]

Encouragement – Essential For Endurance

By Denis Korn

As we enter the holiday season of 2015 I want to once again offer some observations and most of all encouragement to all those who have been led to this article. I am updating some points I made last year at this time and of course my holiday gift is the gift […]

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 […]

The Idolatry of Self-Reliance

By Denis Korn

While the title of this article The Idolatry of Self-Reliance may seem counter-intuitive and paradoxical, since I am in an educator for emergency and disaster preparedness and survival, I am confident that by the time you finish reading you will understand what I am professing. You are encouraged to read the […]

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 […]

Reflections, Goals and Encouragement for 2015

By Denis Korn

The year of 2015 will be an important year for me in initiating and fulfilling goals and projects that I believe will be crucial given the current state of cultural, economic and political decay prevalent in contemporary society. This post will offer reflections, plans and end with an updated encouragement I post […]

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 […]

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 […]