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After the Fall: Bug Out Bag Essentials Checklist The Bug Out Bag (BOB), emergency preparedness kit, disaster kit, GOOD (Get Out Of Dodge) bag, grab bag, 72-Hour kit, INCH (I’m Never Coming Home) bag, or battle box. Whatever name you use, they all mean essentially the same thing: A kit that is ready to go when, as the doomsday preppers say, the Shit Hits The Fan (SHTF). It’s meant to be your one stop survival kit for emergency situations. Made specifically to be carried on your back and keep you alive for 72-hours or more. The whole purpose of the Bug Out Bag is staying alive, but in order to do that, it needs the essentials. Beginning with The Mighty Bag itself, we’ve run down the food, gear, equipment, and even the technology that you’re going to need during the critical juncture between hunky-dory civilization and Mad Max level anarchy. Getting to Know BOB There’s no single way to make a Bug Out Bag. Change Your Mind Buy The Best Expect Overlap Anywhere you can add an item that serves a couple of purposes, do so. How to Load The Gear Heat
'I'm spiritual but not religious' is a cop-out By Alan Miller, Special to CNN Editor’s note: Alan Miller is Director of The New York Salon and Co-Founder of London's Old Truman Brewery. He is speaking at The Battle of Ideas at London's Barbican in October. The increasingly common refrain that "I'm spiritual, but not religious," represents some of the most retrogressive aspects of contemporary society. Spiritual but not religious people are especially prevalent in the younger population in the United States, although a recent study has argued that it is not so much that people have stopped believing in God, but rather have drifted from formal institutions. It seems that just being a part of a religious institution is nowadays associated negatively, with everything from the Religious Right to child abuse, back to the Crusades and of course with terrorism today. Follow the CNN Belief Blog on Twitter What is it, this "spiritual" identity as such? CNN’s Belief Blog: The faith angles behind the biggest stories So what, one may ask?
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Different Takes: Should we abandon idea of hell? Editor’s note: The new documentary "Hellbound?" explores Americans' ideas about hell. We asked two prominent Christians who featured in the film to give us their very different takes on hell. My Faith: The dangerous effects of believing in hell Editor’s note: Frank Schaeffer is a New York Times bestselling author. By Frank Schaeffer, Special to CNN Is it any coincidence that the latest war of religion that started on September 11, 2001, is being fought primarily between the United States and the Islamic world? And nowhere on earth have conservative Christians been closer to controlling foreign policy than here in the United States. What a pair George W. Follow the CNN Belief Blog on Twitter And so my view of "hell" encompasses two things: First, the theological question about whether a land of eternal suffering exists as God's "great plan" for most of humanity. CNN’s Belief Blog: The faith angles behind the biggest stories Since Christianity is my tradition, I can say more about it.
Quote Images | Present Outlook Present Outlook Quote Images If you enjoy these inspirational quote images you can use them on your own site under this Creative Commons license, a link back would be nice :) Image: Me (from the summit of Mt Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, Africa – an incredibly inspiring place.) More inspirational quote pictures. Get updates by email Also RSS & Twitter What is spiritual healing? Popular Posts Are you learning to drive and live in the UK? 18 Best Movies On Netflix You Haven't Yet Seen As great as Netflix is, finding good movies you haven't yet seen can be a chore. You may have even started believing that you've already seen them all. Rest assured, there is very little chance you have. A Good Movie to Watch suggests movies you haven’t seen, but you should. Below we count down our most favorite movies among those available to stream on Netflix Instant USA. Goon is funny, violent, and sweet as hell. Frances (Greta Gerwig) lives in New York – but not the glamorous NYC of Woody Allen movies. Remember the name Rufus Norris.
Do hurricanes make America more religious? - Mail Online - Michael Hanlon's Science blog: From The Cutting Edge If Barack Obama triumphs tonight will it be the storm wot won it? Much is being made of the effects on voters of Hurricane Sandy, the extraordinary tropical ‘Frankenstorm’ that battered the north eastern seaboard of the United States and Canada over Halloween. With much of the New Jersey coastline either under water or swept away, large chunks of New York City without power for days, petrol stations running dry and so forth, here was an opportunity for the incumbent to look, well, presidential. Sandy (what a dreadful name) shows what I think is a much under-appreciated aspect of America, namely its extreme, often utterly dreadful weather – weather that simply does not happen across the Atlantic in Old Europe or anywhere else much for that matter. There is no doubt that the United States, for a large populous and industrialised nation, suffers, if that is the word, some of the most extreme weather on Earth. Why is this?