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This is a must for review; says it all about economic collapse in the concrete jungle.

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A cliff notes to economic collapse in Argentina and staying put in an urban environment during a crisis...

Surviving the Economic Collapse 2009 Re: Manoftruth

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=38qRVlUe740&feature=related

Here's the accompanying blog....

http://ferfal.blogspot.com/

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Re: Surviving the Economic Collapse and staying put in urban environments...
« Reply #1 on: February 28, 2009, 11:46:04 PM »
Here are some snippets from Ferfal and his thoughts on the subject of SHTF and post economic collapse:

http://goldismoney.info/forums/showthread.php?t=167939


For those that do not know, Ferfal is an Argentinian that has lived and is living through the Argentina Economic Collapse of 2001.  Some of his comments from the above link, really make sense.  Take some time and read through them, you might just rethink some things from a purely survivalist mindset (not necessarily from a self-sufficiency standpoint).

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I have been reading FerFal about as long as I've been listening to Jack.  He really is spot on about things because he's still living through it daily.  He sees the US going down the same path as Argentina.  He likes to keep dialog going and will usually respond to comments very quickly.  He has even gone off on separate topics following comments.  He'll do a normal post early in the morning and by the time the day is through, he's made 5 or 6 more blog posts due to questions or the need for more room than the comment allows.

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Thanks for the thread.

I'm going to email the blog entry to friends and family to hopefully give some a reality check.

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Just to have it right here in front of us...



Tuesday, October 28, 2008
Mistakes survivalists make
(This is an old post, posted at minion's some time ago )


Another question from leftofcentralfl in Mnionreport:
08-19-2007
Quote:
QUESTION: What mistakes do you think most people make preparing for what you and your countrymen have gone through?


I wouldn’t call them “mistakes”, I don’t hold the SHTF Bible so all I can give is my humble advice which may be correct or not, so all I can tell you is “ I wouldn’t do that if I were you”, and depending on how sure I am , add a smartass grin smiley.
There’s simply some preparations that make little sense if you think about it, others that I’ve seen that just wouldn’t work, in spite of all the speculations.



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Here's another article relating to the collapse and outcomes in Argentina...

swanson

Despair in Once-Proud Argentina
After Economic Collapse, Deep Poverty Makes Dignity a Casualty


http://www.washingtonpost.com/ac2/wp-dyn/A47822-2002Aug5?language=printer



By Anthony Faiola
Washington Post Foreign Service
Tuesday, August 6, 2002; Page A01


ROSARIO, Argentina -- Word spread fast through the vast urban slums ringing Rosario. There was food on the freeway -- and it was still alive.

A cattle truck had overturned near this rusting industrial city, spilling 22 head of prime Angus beef across the wind-swept highway. Some were dead. Most were injured. A few were fine.

A mob moved out from Las Flores, a shantytown of trash heaps and metal shacks boiling over with refugees from the financial collapse of what was once Latin America's wealthiest nation. Within minutes, 600 hungry residents arrived on the scene, wielding machetes and carving knives. Suddenly, according to accounts from some of those present on that March day, a cry went up.



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That last article really puts some things into perspective for me...

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The world isn't supposed to be like this.....it's what happens when greed takes over......I think Christians or anyone else who has faith in a Higher Being have more than those who have no faith in anything at all.....wow.....

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Very sobering...

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The sad reality is stuff like this has been occurring for thousands of year.  We have only really seen it on TV or read of it in books and magazines.  We now wonder if it is at our door.  If it is our turn to suffer?  Maybe.  I believe it makes a world of difference to be able to see it coming and to prepare.  But so many will be caught totally off guard.


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