In a true survival situation, there are going to be numerous challenges and dangers. You are not only going to have to survive the elements and what it means to live without modern conveniences, but you will also have to survive people trying to live in chaos. Chaos does something to the human brain. It makes people crazy. It makes them desperate.
The survival instinct kicks in and things get dangerous for everybody. Self-defense is going to be a must after a major event or collapse that sends the nation into a tailspin. A survival pistol is your best chance of staying alive and protecting you and yours.
In today’s world, we live by a moral code. We have social standards that the majority of the population follows. You wouldn’t go to your neighbor’s house, kick the door in and take everything they had in their cupboards. If the neighbor tried to stop you, you wouldn’t hurt them or worse, kill them. It isn’t necessary and you are not that person. Neither is your neighbor — in today’s world.
In a world where there is no food supply, there is no law to count on and tomorrow is an uncertainty, people are going to have a different idea of what is acceptable on the social/moral scale. It is all about survival. Only those who are willing to go against those moral codes will have what it takes to fight and steal and take what they need to survive. Good people will abandon their niceties and they will be willing to hurt you or kill you to take what you have.
You have to be able to defend yourself. A gun is the weapon of choice simply because it is …