Porretto: Bastions & Batteries
Please take the time to read these two essays from Francis Porretto at Eternity Road:
Bastions And Batteries, Part 1: A Coda To Codevilla
Bastions And Batteries, Part 2: Techno-Fascism, 2010
Building the right positions in the right places at the right time, combined with the willingness and ability to go mobile immediately and leave those positions forever, is part of the answer.
Defending people, principles, and provisions, rather than places, is another part of the answer as well.
Keep at your training in all spheres.
It will not be for nought.