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LISTEN: Back to the Primitive—An Interview with Mat Stein

What would you do if the energy grid failed tomorrow, shutting down all the things we take for granted? Perhaps that fancy iPhone could do some good converted into some kind of, I don’t know, garden trowel? …but I kind of doubt it.

Matthew Stein spoke to the Holistic Survival Guide’s Jason Hartman about what to do when technology fails. In fact, you could say Mat wrote the book on it. It’s called When Technology Fails, Revised and Expanded: A Manual for Self-Reliance, Sustainability, and Surviving the Long Emergency, and it’s the bible for emergency preparedness, with a heaping helping of advice on green and healthy living.

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