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Old November 18, 2021, 01:19 PM
Millard Grubb Millard Grubb is offline
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Gordon,

You make a good point. The right info beats the pants off trade goods in the long run. Years ago I read a book called Lucifer's Hammer. It was about a large comet heading towards earth and the aftermath once it hit.

In the book, an aging, but brilliant scientist, was able to use his knowledge of chemistry, history, mathematics... along with a rag-tag group of folks to fight off packs of roving gunmen that wished to take what they had.

Although this book was fiction, it showed what a little knowledge and common sense could do in a tough situation.

Kurt Saxon had a series of books that took old information from books years ago that could help people create forges, run mills, even learn reloading.

I realize that if a new civil war occurs, the ones with applied knowledge and some skills will make do and survive.

There is information about the skills our grandparents learned that is still out there... you just have to dig to find it. (Can you say old bookstores?)
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