A staggering number of people are out of work. As of October 2016, the real unemployment number in the United States is estimated by ShadowStats to be 23%
. You won’t hear this number on the nightly news or from presidential candidates.
"Humans are part of the animal kingdom. And what are wild animals constantly doing? Watching each other, cognizant of other animals and potential threats. They graze with one eye on the horizon...."
If you have a solid exterior door, consider installing a wide-angle peep hole
that lets you see a visitor’s face, a small package laying against the door....
When it comes to personal safety, there’s a very dangerous assumption that you may hold near and dear. Most people do. It’s this:
“The police will protect me.”
But that's not their job.
Visitors to the site have asked for excerpts from my book, At Home In the Real World
. I'm happy to submit the first one, from Part 3-Defense.
"The mindset necessary for defending oneself from intruders, calls upon a life-affirming agreement to self and tribe. It also calls upon physical skill, cleverness, and the appropriate use of tools".