One of the great joys and advantages of living today is the prevalence of books. Be they bound ink and paper or electrons on a screen, books can be invaluable references or moving, thought-provoking stories about the human experience. I am constantly awed at the sheer value of the things; for only a few dollars you can learn new skills, fill in gaps in your education, expand your philosophical horizons and finally, perhaps, come away with a different point of view on your life.
That’s powerful stuff. To be better in order to be a good neighbor and be a valuable member of my community. I want to make it harder for someone or something to make a victim of me. I want to be a better man than I was yesterday, with more of the skills, grit and determination that our grandfathers had. I encourage all of my friends and readers to do the same.
I read just about everything I can get my hands on, but for our chat today (well, lecture, as it were, at least until we take to the comments) I am going to share some of my recommendations for books that feature preparation, survival,
Originally posted on The Survivalist Blog