Sometimes a study by pointy heads confirms one's beliefs.

From a recent ABC news item, believe it or not.

Emergency experts say a learned helplessness has left Australians in major cities unprepared to cope in natural disasters.

With the increasing impact of extreme heatwaves, storms, fires and floods, experts say traditional reliance on emergency services and recovery support such as cash handouts needs to be urgently reviewed if Australia is to better survive both the effects and escalating costs of such disasters.
The city people need to harden up.

The recent ALP handout mentality has weakened them.