Why do people prep?

Prepping intro

What is the purpose of "prepping"? Well, for most people it means having enough food and supplies on hand in case of an emergency, either short term or long term. For most "preppers" it means for the long term.

It seems today more and more people are becoming preppers; which is a good thing. But why are they doing it? Mostly because the world is in turmoil. In fact, it is in the worst turmoil in modern history. Does that mean that preppers are acting out of fear? If so, what is it that they are so fearful of?

For the most part, they are preparing for a collapse in our overall economy and society. The fear that our economy will collapse which will in turn cause a col