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15 Tips for Surviving Disaster, According to The Rock's 'San Andreas'



15 Tips for Surviving Disaster, According to The Rock's 'San Andreas'
This weekend, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's destruction-porn-a-thon San Andreas averted disaster with a sizable $54.6 million at the U.S. box office. The people spoke: news reports and shocking photos from around the world aren't enough. Multiplex-goers want to see waves crashin', fires burnin', and earthquakes quakin' in their blockbusters too.


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Other Survival Tips From The Rock's San Andreas

Other Survival Tips From The Rock's San Andreas
  1. Before leaping to any safety lines, look around to ensure the place you are fleeing is indeed falling apart. It definitely is, but that extra certainty will boost your adrenaline.
  2. Hide under a table. Wood can handle everything.
  3. Crash land any flying vehicles into densely populated areas and use the vehicle of those you kill to continue fleeing the disaster site.
  4. If the city is crumbling, head to the nearest under-construction high rise as God only destroys completed structures.
  5. Trapped in a flooding building with unbreakable glass? Drive your boat through the window. Don't wait for people to clear the area. There's no time.
  6. If The Rock offers to rescue you, accept it. He's a harbinger of chaos, so there are only a few minutes before the ground you sit on will become a gaping sinkhole.
  7. Don't live in California. That state asks for it.




Acquiring Supplies

Acquiring Supplies

Steal from local rescue authorities. If you find survival supplies inside an unoccupied fire truck, you have "dibs" and can take them. If you only need one item but the box is full of other usable items, throw the box to the side where others won't find it. If they heal themselves first, they'll steal all the safe spots.




Normalcy bias

Underestimating the possibility of disasters occurring.  Thus, they don’t have an urgency to prepare for the worst. 

When disaster strikes, some people lose their heads, some...

Dealing with the normalcy bias

If people don't know how to deal with a situation, they can't begin to deal with it, so they don't deal with it.

This is why we're given countless safety lectures. Look at the exits and plan your exit route. In the event of an earthquake, a fire, a flood, do this. Drills and practices, even if only done in a person's imagination, at least give them the basic tools that they need when dealing with an emergency.

What Gives Your Life Meaning 

People with a sense of purpose are focused, self-motivated and unable to be deterred or distracted from what they believe is their goal in life. This sense of meaning and purpose informs them of...

Continually Bettering Yourself

Know that you are not perfect and that your knowledge has gaps, biases, limitations, and prejudices.

Innovators who positively shape the world come from a “beginner’s mind” and a loving, compassionate heart – with an openness to see, learn, and experience new things on the way to being a better servant of the world.

Engaging In Mutually-Beneficial Ways

Understand the power of relationships, connection, and engage with the world openly. Don't be afraid to share your knowledge and talents.

Know that positive, supportive and authentic relationships are the foundational building blocks to anything you want to achieve.

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Cautionary Hope

Cautionary Hope

Research shows that during disasters, altruism and kindness happen more than greed and selfishness. To tide over the current crisis requires optimism along with caution.

Action and accompli...

People With High Hopes

People with high hope have a good number of difficult, challenging goals, and a good scorecard of achievement.

They have lower rates of anxiety and depression and greater happiness. They cope well with problems that consume the rest of the world.

Hope = Goals + Agency + Pathways

Instead of wishful thinking, we need to know what we want (specific goals), and have the drive and passion to go towards it (agency) and should be able to generate methods and devices to achieve what we want (pathways).

When we do a sum total of these three, we get hope: Hope= Goals + Agency + Pathways