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There are certainly a great number of people who subscribe to the above mentioned policies; however, most survivalists are just average men and women who don't like having to rely on outside sources when situations get bad.
How do you define a survivalist? A survivalist is someone who takes precautions against bad things that don't normally happen.
Of course, like most things in life, survivalism has its degrees. Most people follow one or more of the above definitions. That is a mild, and socially acceptable form of survivalism.
A lot of discussion on survival and survival-related topics goes on in misc.survivalism