The Fear and disconnect with Nature
"As long as you can find yourself you'll never starve" (Collins 52).
"Even though trespassing in the woods is illegal and poaching carries the severest of penalties, more people would risk it if they had weapons" (Collins 5).
Defense, automatically assuming they will need them
"...95 percent of this realm remains unexplored, unseen by human eyes." (NOAA)
"The world’s rain forests could completely vanish in a hundred years at the current rate of deforestation." (National Geographic).
Winters, Jeffery. "Why We Fear the Unknown." Psychology Today: Health, Help, Happiness + Find a Therapist. Sussex Publishers, LCC, 01 May 2002. Web. 02 Apr. 2014.
"To Date, We Have Explored Less than Five Percent of the Ocean." How Much of the Ocean Have We Explored? NOAA, 11 Jan. 2013. Web. 02 Apr. 2014.
Collins, Suzanne, and Phil Falco. The Hunger Games. New York: Scholastic, 2008. Print.
"Deforestation." National Geographic. National Geographic Society, 1996. Web. 02 April. 2014.