I am a Prepper!, although when you get down to brass tacks the name goes very much hand in hand with Survivalist with little difference between the two. So what is the difference? I think for most Preppers it is the stigma that has been attached to the name Survivalist. For many, the term survivalist conjures up visions of anyone who can sustain themselves when thrown into a hostile situation, like Rambo, usually equipped with only knife and gun fighting bad guys. When hearing the term Prepper, most do not know what to think. This, to me, is unfair to both Survivalists and Preppers.
Whenever I hear the term Survivalist, It is easy for me to envision an average every day American. However, this person has the knowledge and developed skills to overcome most hostile situations that he or she may encounter, natural or man made. A survivalist will have trained physically and mentally to live off the land, being very resourceful and independent without having a cache of food or medical supplies. The average Survivalist will also be very weapons savvy and Read more “Prepper Survivalist or Prepvivalist”