The Editors’ Quote of the Day:

“There are two basic pathways to systemic collapse: external shocks or internal decay. The two are not mutually exclusive, of course; it can be argued that the most common path is internal decay weakens the empire/state and an external shock pushes the rotted structure off the cliff.” – Charles Hugh Smith


  1. This quote relates directly to systemic collapse of the human body. Many of us will have our SHTF moment on a personal level rather than societal one.

    Of course, preventing internal decay makes each of our systems more resilient in the face of external shocks. We all know the basics of exercise, proper eating (drop the sugar), and the power of love. Here’s a gentle reminder to practice the right stuff for today.

    Carry on

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