I found this article and it is really well written. The lone-wolf survival scenario is really something from the movies but in the end, we all need each other.I truly believe that unless we learn to work with those around us, I think your rate of survival will go down. All Alone for the End of the World written by Bob Rodgers He makes some really good suggestions; one of them is yard sales. It is a really great way to get to know your neighbors. Not sure how many attend yard sales in their neighborhood but it is a very social event. It is a good way to start networking with your neighbors.I do think this is a good article to start thinking and looking at those around you. Please follow link for the rest of the article: http://prepperswill.com/all-alone-for-the-end-of-the-world/ One of the comments on the article is very correct: One of the things that is often overlooked in the SHTF situation is the fact that there will be many many intelligent and clever people who will not be prepared but will instantly understand what they must do to survive. Those are the people that I would want on my team. People, who know what needs to be done, when it needs to be done and can do rather than be taught, will be essential in situations.