We Are Addicted To Entertainment

We Are Addicted To Entertainment

Earlier I wrote an article which touched upon the veil of ‘the matrix’ — the illusion that is put upon us — which is part of a system designed to ‘steer’ our focus, our attention, our ‘reality’ – to distract, divert, divide. While some of you may think that such a concept is conspiracy, think…

The Earth’s Fresh Water Aquifers Are Depleting

The Earth’s Fresh Water Aquifers Are Depleting

Image: Water Resources Research The total amount of fresh water on earth is a precious commodity. Only 4% of all the Earth’s water is ‘fresh water’, and most of it (~ 70% of the 4%) is unavailable and locked up in ice caps and glaciers. That leaves approximately 30% of the 4%, most of which…

Map Of EVERY Road In The United States… All On The Same Map

Map Of EVERY Road In The United States… All On The Same Map

This incredible map which shows every single road / street within the United States (on the same map!). Map Of ALL Roads In The United StatesI’ve had to update this original post because the source of this download has been removed. The map had been making its way around the web, and is (was) in…

If We Cannot See Bread Lines, Do They Exist?

If We Cannot See Bread Lines, Do They Exist?

Unlike during the Great Depression of the 1930’s when food lines were clearly visible, today since we don’t see food-soup-bread lines, do they not exist? If the problem is hidden from view, is it no longer a problem? If a tree falls in the woods and no one is around, does it still make a…

The Dwindling Percentage Of American Family Farms

The Dwindling Percentage Of American Family Farms

Today in the United States, fewer than 1 percent claim farming as an occupation and only 2 percent of Americans live on a farm. In my opinion this translates to a human systemic risk for the 98 percent of people who literally depend on them (and others) for their food. But it gets worse…  …

Diversify Excess Cash Into Safety

Diversify Excess Cash Into Safety

If you are preparedness-minded and fortunate enough to have excess cash funds beyond your bills and obligations, AND if you are very concerned about our economic future or stability (an apparent ‘house of cards’), you might be wondering where to focus your ‘investments’. Here’s one opinion:

Fresh Water Remaining on Earth’s Surface is Shockingly Small

Fresh Water Remaining on Earth’s Surface is Shockingly Small

image credit: USGS The total amount of fresh water on earth is a precious commodity. Although you might think there’s plenty of it – when you comprehend the following statistics and put it in perspective, it may seem otherwise… Only 0.000067 of the total water on earth is available on the surface as non-saline fresh…

Population Explosion And Peak Renewable Food Resources

Population Explosion And Peak Renewable Food Resources

If you’ve ever wondered or suspected that there is a limit or balance to the expansion of human population versus the food required to feed us all, your instinct may be correct… A recent study at the Helmholtz Centre (Germany), Yale University and Michigan State University demonstrate that several key (food) resources have recently passed…

People At The Grocery Store

People At The Grocery Store

Today I had a reinforcing dose of reality as it pertains to systemic risk – something that we all face, while most do not recognize it. I’m sure you’ve all experienced this before too, but here’s what I saw and here’s what I took away from what I saw… Mrs. J and I are currently…