Fifty Tools and Technologies to Rebuild Civilization

By: Tom Chatham – Author of The Crux Event

The universe has no shortage of ways to hamper mans’ progress. Catastrophic disasters have happened on Earth before and they are likely to happen again in the future. This does not mean it is useless to try to improve the world we live in, it just means we need to be aware of the things we take for granted. There may come a day when we cannot just run to the store and pick them up. In a catastrophic scenario what would we need to rebuild our world and carry on? The following is a list of possible items that would allow us to restart our culture from scratch and move on again.

Plow
Disc Harrow
Seed Drill
Cotton Gin
Sheep Shears and Scissors
Sewing Needle
Spinning Wheel
Weaving Loom
Treadle Sewing Machine
Slide Rule
Pencil
Ink
Typewriter
Printing Press
Paper Manufacturing
Manual Grain Mill
Butter Churn and Cream Separator
Oil Lamp
Wood Cook Stove
Manual Water Pump
Windmill
Battery
Telegraph Keys
Telephone
Vacuum Tube Radio Technology
Electrical Generator
Arc Welder
Gramophone
Vinyl Records
Camera
Film
Mechanical Clock
Sextant
Compass
Absorption Refrigeration
Steel Production
Metal Lathe
Drill Press
Milling Machine
Metal Shaper
Tempered Glass Production
Plastic Production
Rubber Production
Hydraulics
Castor Oil Lubricants Production
Ethanol Production
Bearings
Wire Production
Steam Engine
Steam Boiler

This list is subjective but it encompasses most of the technologies that we consider necessary to provide a good quality of life. It may not be possible for every person to learn all of the intricacies of all these technologies but the quest to learn as much about these things as you can is rewarding in and of itself. We must always work to better ourselves and the acquisition of knowledge is one of the ways to do this.

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Posted on June 8, 2012, in Preparedness and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

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