This is one of 35 of the most common excuses and causes cited by the 99% of the population who don’t prepare.
31. If disaster strikes everybody will band together and save the day.
Fact or Answer. Nice sentiment, but throughout history this idealism has proven to be less than reality. Take away the hope of recovery with a bad enough situation and people revert back to the survival of the fittest. Depending on the good will of human nature can and does lead to vast disappointment and individual disaster. Depending on your own self and what you can put away is a lot more stable and reliable.