Your Hump Day Reading List for August 2, 2018

  I found more interesting articles for this week’s List, some of them guaranteed to make you think twice!      Whatever happened to positively identifying your target? I’m not sure where to start with this article, but I’ll boil it down to this: Just because an alarm...

Your Hump Day Reading List for July 25, 2018

I haven’t let this heat wave stop me from gathering more great self defense and preparedness articles for you! (Now, where did that iced tea go…)     The gun shouldn’t be the first thing you grab “I don’t need to identify my target, because I can tell my girlfriend’s...

Self defense, quantum physics, and negative outcomes

The great physicist Werner Heisenberg is responsible for describing a very interesting phenomenon in quantum physics: our observations effect the behavior of quanta (quantum particles). In other words, by simply observing an experiment, it’s possible that we...

Your Hump Day Reading List for July 18, 2018

  Wow, is it ever hot here in Oregon! If it’s scorching where you are, cool off with a nice beverage and these great articles!     This is a scary story, and you need to read it This is an article about how a photographer gets access to make pictures at the top of...

What if nothing happens?

No matter what the preparedness focus, be it just self defense or a full-blown disaster, in the back of everyone’s mind is a little voice that wonders if they’re not being just a little silly. “After all”, the little voice says, “you’re spending a lot of your time,...

The best defense is still not being there

A few weeks back I wrote an article on why I don’t entertain the notion of “what-if” scenarios. If you haven’t read it, you should. On a somewhat related note, I also don’t entertain the notion of the foregone conclusion scenario. It’s the one that presupposes a...