Im fairly new to this site, and found it after my interest into disaster preparedness and survival-ism was peaked,
but my topic for discussion here is what sets someone who would considers themselves a survivalist apart from a guy who just got a nice bonus at work, and then decided he should stock up on canned food, household items, and ammo. Then locks it all in a box in his basement?
so what im getting at is the question of whether or not it is the items that you've acquired, to prepare yourself for disaster, or the mindset that you're ready to survive pretty much anything because you have plans and know what you're doing that defines you as a survivalist or someone who has planned for a survival situation. Since both people are "prepared" in a way.
Just a thought...