Two funny little words that mean everything to a lot of people and are many times confused. Adaption would be like a person who does not believe in drinking, but selling it at the convenience store they might work at. They adapt, but do not adopt the premise of drink. I personally do not like to live in the city but have had to adapt to the situation and even have had to adopt the lifestyle in order to keep some semblance of personal peace. We have to learn to educate ourselves regarding our surroundings, and people in order to adapt. A person who has gone through a disaster must know how to adapt in order to survive without being part of the problem which might lead to the adoption of the theory of survival of the fittest. What have you guys had to learn to do, or learned to adapt to? Did you have to adopt the situation or can you still adapt without making the situation a mainstay of your life?