(Natural News) What if tomorrow the United States was hit by a massive EMP strike that destroys the power grid and forces the entire population to survive without electricity? In addition to the minor inconveniences, such as the inability to charge your cell phone or the lack of television dinners you’ll be heating up in the microwave, society as a whole would quickly unravel. Everything from the economy to America’s agriculture would be impacted if electricity was suddenly taken away, but this doesn’t mean that you as an individual wouldn’t be able to survive. AskAPrepper.com recently compiled a list of five survival lessons that we can learn from those who haven’t had power in their homes for generations.
1. Use of non-power tools
One thing we can learn from those who do not use electricity is the ability to use non-power tools, such as axes, awls, shovels, plows and hammers. If you have ever visited an Amish community, you’ll notice that all of the tools are maintained and kept in perfect condition. Obviously, tool maintenance would be extremely important in a situation where the use of electricity is not an option, because without effective, reliable tools, your chances of survival would be slim.
Those who live without power can also teach us the importance and benefits of homeschooling children. Even though they do not have access to the Internet, the Amish have still been able to teach their children in a way that keeps them one grade level above modern…Read More