When The Fires Burn

A UK prepping site researching, discussing and planning for the world this may become when the lights go out, chaos reigns.... and the fires burn.



And when times are bad, when darkness comes, people always go back to fire. Fire never goes out of style. In time of war, in time of fear, fire is what unites us, huddled together around the glow of something warm and dangerous.
The Gospel of Loki, Joanne M. Harris

I've just finished reading The Gospel of Loki and this passage struck a chord with me as it relates to part of how I came up with the name of 'When The Fires Burn' for the Blog.

The more we exploit nature, the more our options are reduced, until we have only one: to fight for survival. Morris K. Udall

Nature is indifferent to the survival of the human species, including Americans. Adlai E. Stevenson

Because survival is insufficient Star Trek: Voyager (also used in 'Station Eleven' by Emily St. John Mandel)

If you live among wolves you have to act like a wolf. Nikita Khrushchev

Hunger, love, pain, fear are some of those inner forces which rule the individual's instinct for self preservation. Albert Einstein

By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail. Benjamin Franklin

Prepping is a positive action, not a negative one. It is not saying "we are all doomed!" It is saying "life's great, but what if it wasn't?" When The Fires Burn

Our very survival depends on our ability to stay awake, to adjust to new ideas, to remain vigilant and to face the challenge of change. Martin Luther King Jr.

It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change. Charles Darwin

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