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I Want To Abandon Society And Live In A Hunter-gatherer Tribe

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    It Is Inevidable

    I would love to just move out into the woods and make my our own way. I don't think it will happen in my lifetime, but I believe it is inevidable that we will be forced to get back to nature, back to the way things were. I think that it's important to know how, and to raise our...
    FellidayaFiresong FellidayaFiresong 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 8, 2012

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    I had a whole Instagram page I used to try to

    connect with others who also wanted to do this. I've been speaking of rewilding and it's benefits for awhile, and here are some: -Less dominating hierarchy. -Humans are animals, not machines ment to mass produce products. Naturally, when we are not hunting/foraging/defending...
    Vicereine Vicereine 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 28

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    No, not really. A tribe would just start

    fighting. I'm kind of looking at it as being by myself and accepting the visitors that my dog deems suitable. We do have an off grid cabin with no water as a start, and I will spend more and more time there as I go along. So far the people that have visited don't seem to...
    jeresey jeresey 56-60, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    Going Retro - Back To The Stone Age

    No one is sure what song the “fat lady” is going to sing, but we can be pretty sure the song is about to begin. Some believe she is already singing the last verse of her farewell song, and I would not argue the point. Whether by: Global Warming, Meteor Impact, Plague, Nuclear...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 28, 2012

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    On The Waiting List...

    I want to run the heck out of those open, thorny-fields barefoot, make baby-patting splashes in the lake water, bring out my salsa dancing around campfires in-spite of the fact that that probably stays in the stories about what tribes did and they are more modern now? I want to...
    Maricopa Maricopa 18-21 7 Responses Aug 30, 2013

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    Wild-ranger Fully Prepared, Looking To Join Or Be Joined Offering Wild Living In Less Than A Week Or Studying Other Projects

    Hi, my name is Alakyen, and I am currently looking for like-minded people to create a project, looking for people who hate this society with all that entails, who wants to live in harmony with nature and make this world a better place. Living a life based on feelings and ideals...
    alakyen alakyen 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 23, 2013

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    I'm not sure if it's possible,

    and I'm not entirely sure I would like being in a community with several people. Still, I manage well enough in modern society, so a sort of primitive lifestyle certainly couldn't be worse in the social aspects. It'd likely be better, knowing that the other people would have...
    OneEarth2 OneEarth2 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 28

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    Wild-Ranger Fully Prepared, Looking To Join Or Be Joined Offering Wild Living In Less Than A Week Or Studying Other Projects

    Hi, my name is Alakyen, and I am currently looking for like-minded people to create a project, looking for people who hate this society with all that entails, who wants to live in harmony with nature and make this world a better place. Living a life based on feelings and ideals...
    alakyen alakyen 18-21, M 3 Responses Apr 23, 2013

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    My Supplies

    My supplies that i have packed and ready for my adventures are: •a sleeping bag (quest eagles peak mummy 30°, 29in.W x 88in.H, green, 2lbs.) I also have an extra sleeping bag for anyone coming along if they don't have one •a tent, blue/orange(rain fly is orange) 7' long, 7...
    sawyert020 sawyert020 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 6, 2013

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    Prepping And Stilling Searching For Companion

    well another day goes by and summer is almost here, it seems to be harder and harder to find people willing to live or explore a long term wilderness back to nature plan, keeping my fingers crossed hoping to find a good female friend to join. this week at a small retail shop we...
    druce6776 druce6776 41-45, M 2 Responses Jun 11, 2013

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    The Out Post...

    Almost every summer my father, a couple of his friends and i would drive up to Canada then take a small plane to one of the many out posts. We would be dropped off and left there for 2 weeks before the plane would come back to pick us up. We had no food, no showers, no heat...
    HeadinAzz HeadinAzz 31-35, M 3 Responses Dec 30, 2009

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    I Need A Tribe.

    In a few years I plan to abandon civilization, however I need people, and can't find anyone. Also I need supplies and a plan with said group of people, but have no one. I would give anything to be able to live away from cities and towns , but have none of what I need, is anyone...
    Rastaman764 Rastaman764 18-21 11 Responses Aug 25, 2013

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    Yeah? Right, Uh Huh

    I haven't even smelled asphalt since early 2007. I don't have any keys because I have no locks. The phone I'm using to write this belongs to someone who doesn't make the effort to come into the backcountry. I am natures child. Since I was a child others have asked me to wait...
    Katie6963 Katie6963 61-65, F 13 Responses Jun 21, 2013

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    So Many Reasons It Would Be Better!

    For one, society would be self efficient! I dream about being one of the people in the wild and how much better their lives are. They dont have heartless whackjobs making their laws, they have familial governing. They get to work in beautiful settings. They actually appreciate...
    exslut exslut 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 3, 2011

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    Deciding destination.

    Your suggestion on comments ASAP.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Feb 2

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    Life Would Be Simpler In The Wilderness

    There would be no technology, and alot less conflict. People's brains would be less fried from work, excessive tv watching and computer use. dont get me wrong, i love tv, but i would abandon it in a second if i could choose a life in the wilderness. Living right next to animals...
    johnhomo1234 johnhomo1234 13-15 1 Response Nov 1, 2010

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    Settling A Tribe

    I'm searching for elements to start a tribe in this planet. Somehow, things haven't gone anywhere. Why should we live in a place where we are not accepted by society? The suffering I have gone through is strangely useful, taught me to grow, but the pain is different from average...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jun 8, 2013

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    Lets Go Wilderness NOW- SPAIN

    I have been preparing for this along 3 years or more, i have spent all money i got in this, i have spent a lot of hours working in the knowledge i have, just for realize i dont want to go alone, (i tried it), just to realize there are no serious people with this. I am full...
    alakyen alakyen 18-21, M 3 Responses Jun 30, 2012

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    ?

    So whats the plan? What and how are we gunna go about this
    connecticutspirit connecticutspirit 18-21, M 5 Responses Oct 25, 2013

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    I just want to leave everything behind

    and just live in the mountains or a rain forest or with monks modern life has so much stress.
    thedon11 thedon11 13-15, M Nov 5

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    Not necessarily a tribe,

    but a group of people who are nomadic and live mostly in the hills/mountains neighboring nearby towns for food and water since nature can no longer produce enough to sustain many people depending on it, but would still get some of the food from there. I imagine tepees or...
    Rastaman764 Rastaman764 18-21 Oct 7

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    Freedom

    It started with a word: Freedom From this thoughts grew: What is freedom to me? What am I trying to be free from? Am I willing to pay the price my freedom will cost? From there an idea grew: How am I going to obtain this freedom? Though this had been born from one simple word, I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jul 30, 2013

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    It's Not Worth It

    Look at this: Depression - http://www.healthnewstrack.com/health-news-1508.html The lifetime rate of depression has increased from 1% to 23% in the last century, and it has doubled in just the last decade. "How long can this mirage continue to prosper?" With "modern, advanced...
    Nimwey Nimwey 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 31, 2012

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    Still Scouting The Wilderness Locations And Still Searching

    may hap it seems in vain, but i will have faith, been out in the wild 2 week stretches and back in the city for 2-4 days in between, slowly getting everything moved out to my wilderness camp, but at same time still searching for that special woman to share it with.
    druce6776 druce6776 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 10, 2013

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    Funny Thing Life....

    I met the greatest man here in this group, I was just looking to laugh and he made me laugh.  He is a good friend and I hope he'll still have me over for that BBQ when I can't find any berries.....  :)
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 7, 2010

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    Tribal Life

    Life is meant to be lived and enjoyed. I hate how in today's society everyone is pressured into a life not meant for them; school, college, work.We are made to believe that this is the way life is suppose to be, but i believe we are meant to live off of the land and enjoy every...
    Jungle1221 Jungle1221 16-17 6 Responses Jan 30, 2013

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    Achieve living in the wilderness at once!

    Meet new people for planning. Meet masters. Meet Friends.https://www.facebook.com/groups/333916366697898/We are a facebook comunity about living in the wilderness, where new members are joining almost everyday, growing in number, planning and being in contact with like-minded...
    alakyen alakyen 18-21, M Dec 11, 2013

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    Want To Meet Other Like Minded Folks In Around Winnipeg

    hi i am looking to get together and meet other like minded folks in and around the winnipeg area, and have a regular weekly meet, lets get together talk idea's brainstorm goals etc. etc, all welcome to get in touch and meet, plan is meeting every sunday write me for an invite...
    druce6776 druce6776 41-45, M May 2, 2013

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    Joined this by accident,

    but I figure it's a sign. So I'll just go with it.
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 11

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    Mothers Concerns

    For me, my fiancé, and our baby on the way I'd love nothing more than to live off the land. I can't think of a way to get started though... I want to be free of todays society and their lazy way. But with my baby on the way I can't decide if it's good for her... I know keeping...
    XieryaWolf XieryaWolf 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 10, 2013

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    Basically what I want to do is set up an

    organisation that promotes and makes it a reality for people to live in the wild. Hunter-gatherer style. A way of life that doesn't harm the environment but also a life that in my opinion will solve most of humanities problems - everything from depression to overpopulation. I...
    Christianmckenna Christianmckenna 16-17, M 1 Response Sep 8

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    Bringing People Together

    I created a site for people who plan to live in the wilderness so I can try to help others find the people who share their beliefs and maybe help in aiding people who want to start communities in the wild. Right now, there are no members since I just made it, but please join...
    Pathoftheearth Pathoftheearth 22-25 2 Responses May 3, 2013

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    Let's Do It

    There are all sorts of places that would support hunter/gatherer style living, especially out west. So let's do it!
    andthelawwon andthelawwon 22-25, F 10 Responses Jan 29, 2011

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    An Inevitable End

    How much longer do you think your way of life will last? The signs of the coming collapse are everywhere. What do you think is the reason you have things like cell phones, cars, and grocery stores? Oil. Everything you buy, including food, either has oil in it or uses oil in its...
    richiebarrow richiebarrow 26-30, M 1 Response May 4, 2013

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    **** just got real. No one is coming to save

    you, all you need to do is find someone who thinks like you and stay connected (godammit be connected, what the hell is wrong with you people?). If anyone is out there who wants to be free, i mean absolutely free from every worry every attachment and who are thinking 24/7 about...
    vinesh1human vinesh1human 22-25, M 5 Responses Feb 26

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    The Beginning

    Im not some expirienced mountain man,i may not have spelled experienced right the first time:lol: but i see the way mankind is going... society is going down... and i want to get out of this lifestyle before im in too deep... Im thinking about ,one day leaving society and...
    werther44 werther44 18-21, M 3 Responses Nov 4, 2013

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    I have always wanted to test myself in

    such a way. I feel this way of life would be much more satisfying and happy than current society. I want to know what is essential to life.
    CosmicWolf CosmicWolf 22-25, M 3 Responses Mar 24

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    A Few Concerns For Nature Lovers

    A few things to add to this: 1) The 42 year estimate is based just on the current rate of consumption with today's population. But as everything is dependent on oil the Oil Crisis will happen a lot sooner than that due to increasing demand of population growth. We add another 84...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 20, 2013

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    Creating a master culture.

    If we want to live in a Hunter-gatherer tribe, I guess we should start by deciding which type of beliefs in terms of: -Ethical -Aesthetical -Religious -Socio-political Although we might want to get away from our western civilization, it doesn't mean that we have to destroy all...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 10

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    I feel like the morals

    and values of those who live in tribes like these as much more in tune with happiness, family, and love than those of the modernized western world. I want to abandon society and find true happiness but I'm unsure if it will ever happen in my lifetime.
    miarelevio miarelevio 18-21, F 7 Responses Feb 12

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    How We Should All Be

    Yes to get away from it all and live of the land growing own food s and enjoy my life
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 15, 2010

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    It Requires Much.

    I would love to live in a society with less needs. One were you eat what you kill or harvest. Power comes from sources other than the rape of the planet. I love living off the land. I love giving, raising children. I am strong, and have many talents.
    marissapillow marissapillow 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 26, 2012

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    Since my return from a primitive skills

    and living course, starting a community in the wilderness constantly runs through my mind. Many times in the past I have been more concerned about trying to help myself to live in the wilderness and escape society, that I have forgotten my original desire in creating a tribe of...
    EyeOfLight EyeOfLight 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 27

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    Related Experiences

    help me runaway. I wanna live with tribes in other countries.
    matrixwolf matrixwolf 16-17, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I wish for adventure to explore the world forests jungle secret caves n treasures native tribes magical artifacts.
    matrixwolf matrixwolf 16-17, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I dont like society i dont like crowds of people. I am emotionally like a hermit crab i dont open up to others and if i had the experience and the knowlege to do so i would not be...
    whtuernme whtuernme 26-30, F Dec 7

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    The Woman In White [PAGE ONE] It's cold...the cold seeps into the openings left uncovered by the Mir thin pallet bestowed upon me. This winter that is the cold is yet to much for...
    Cooper802 Cooper802 13-15, M Nov 25

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    A hundred thousand years from now, I will see Him, One million times a sun, Criss-crossing the dance of my shadow... My hands are empty, The waves have died to a low tide...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F a week ago

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    The recruits were gathered on the third level of an empty parkade overlooking a deserted street. There was an even split between the sexes, fourteen people in all. Everybody looked...
    sumnerkagan sumnerkagan 46-50, M 1 day ago

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    I am always told I take the Bible to literal ,,that it is a good story book written and perverted by men ,,, to some extent I agree ,,but in those pages are prophecies Christ...
    rckt148 rckt148 51-55, M Dec 12

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