What I Would Bring to a Deserted Island

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“Hey you! Yeah, you in the cream colored scarf and ugly huskie shirt. Have you ever been on a deserted island? You have? Well have you survived on a deserted island with little but the clothes on your back? Ok here’s my story. I’m trapped on a deserted island in the south pacific with a hatchet, water purifiers, rope, a bow and a quiver of arrows, a fishing rod and reel, a first aid kit, some water proof matches, a tent and the clothes on my back.

In my thesis I listed a lot of items but in reality these fall into 3 simple categories survival supplies, hunting supplies, and disaster supplies. In this paragraph you will learn about the survival supplies I brought and why I brought them. Firstly you need a solar still to purify and distill water because water is the most important thing for all life on earth even more important than food because you can survive for a month without food while you can only survive 3 or so days without water. With the solar still providing water, you will also need a hatchet because hatchets can be used to chop down trees, light fires, and skin animals as the need arises. One other key supply is rope because rope can be used to climb trees and cliffs safely as well as providing a means by which to pull heavy objects to where they are needed. Having brought survival supplies to this island suggests foresight on my part. In the next paragraph you will learn about the hunting supplies I brought and why I brought them.In this paragraph I will list the hunting supplies I brought to the island. First I brought a hunting bow for two reasons: first, to kill game; and second for protection against predators of both the human and animal kind. One way a bow helps kill game is it provides a way to hit things that are a larger distance from me than my arms can reach. Another way bows aid in hunting game is they provide more stopping power and killing force than a thrown stone. One way a bow aids in protection is it is a silent killer that can...
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