The Most Ridiculous Prepper Stereotypes and Why They Are Wrong
Until recently, many people had never heard the term “prepper,” and probably had no idea what it meant to be one. Today, however, the prepper numbers are growing by leaps and bounds. There are whole websites and online communities devoted to prepping, emergency survival, and other issues relating to disaster preparedness. Along with that comes a stereotype of what a prepper actually is and many of the common views are misconceptions. Some television shows depict preppers as crazy outcasts of society with radical worldviews. The media sometimes portrays the prepping community as extreme right-wing political activists or ignorant farming types. The truth is that you really can’t tell a prepper by image or political view points. We represent a wide variety of belief systems, political views, and approaches to emergency preparedness. With that in mind, let’s look at 5 of the most ridiculous prepper stereotypes seen today and why they are completely wrong.