9 meals away from anarchy?

I watch the History station and they said we are 9 meals away from anarchy.
I guess that means if we go without food for 3 days we will run crazy in the streets.
Do you think that's true?
Update: When hurricane katrina came through it was a perfect example of anarchy. People acted in ways they had never acted before. Even medical personnel abandoned their patients. What do you think would happen if there was a breakdown in our society. None of the basics we now take for granted. No food in the stores, no... show more When hurricane katrina came through it was a perfect example of anarchy. People acted in ways they had never acted before. Even medical personnel abandoned their patients. What do you think would happen if there was a breakdown in our society. None of the basics we now take for granted. No food in the stores, no gas, no electricty..nada.
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