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We Talked To People Who Are Preparing For The End Of The World

Prepare for the worst, hope for the best.

What are doomsday preppers all about?

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The world is a dangerous place. Just like the Boy Scouts told you, it's good to be prepared.

But when do you cross the line from preparedness to paranoia?

Most preppers have a "bug-out bag," filled with essentials for survival and basic welfare.

He doesn't see his actions as strange, just as necessary for the safety of himself and his family.

Christopher Nyerges takes a slightly different attitude, with a "minimalist approach to survivalism."

To Christopher, prepping is a communal activity.

In a world that currently looks like this, it's easy to dismiss the worries of preppers as silly or over-anxious.

But we found that most people who are concerned about emergency preparedness are way more chill than the exaggerated versions on television.

In the case of a world-wide emergency (or even if the power goes out for a week), preppers will have the last laugh.

And for those of us who can't even deal with our phones running out of batteries?