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I Want To Survive In The Wilderness

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    I am currently amassing supplies

    for A trip back to the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness. Soon I will go back.
    TheFreestone TheFreestone 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 27, 2013

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    It's stupid to say that we need money to survive but honestly that is the way this world has been set up. I do believe that life in the wilderness would be hard but that is only...
    electrapleiadian electrapleiadian 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    Reading all these stories of women who have stayed for 10+ years makes my heart ache. I don't want to put up with this emotional turmoil for that long. How did you ladies find the...
    Galaxystar25 Galaxystar25 22-25, F 9 hrs ago

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    So it began at age 3 when my parents separated . I felt all alone in the world at that time , remembering the fights my mum and dad use to have constantly. I had been sent to my...
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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...
    Christianmckenna Christianmckenna 16-17, M Sep 7

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    I'd love to just take a month and just see if I could do it, to be able to survive and live off the land.. It would be quite the challenge that I'm more than willing to take on!
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 3

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    I disagree. In order to live in the modern world you would need money but I am confident in my survival abilities in the wilderness. Where no one can stop you.
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M Aug 31

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    12th entry, Saturday 20/Sep/2014 well I didn't realise that I have been writing in this journal for the past 3 months, some 3 months they have been, well here are some updates...
    LoneDovahKiin LoneDovahKiin 22-25, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    This is something I intend do do in a couple of years when I give up my job which because of its nature makes it difficult just now. I did pose nude for a photography class...
    suzuki51 suzuki51 51-55, M 2 hrs ago

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    My spirit loves it. I feel so peaceful and happy when I'm in nature. I like the trees, the grass, the flowers, the birds and animals...all except the bugs :) but if they leave me...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 28

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    So i figured i would post some of my recent experience about me and my son's 5 day wilderness trip this past week. We went to the pine barrens in nj. For those that never heard of...
    TheHarrowing TheHarrowing 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 1

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    Every day that I have no contact with my crush, I'm going to upload a song. ;-)"Come Back" by the Mighty WahDown by the docks the talking turned:"As some are striving to survive...
    TheTruthIfItKillsMe TheTruthIfItKillsMe 46-50, F Sep 6

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    This is what i think of humanity as a whole so far... It's afraid of change. Even if our situation isn't 'ideal' we like status quo. We always want more, but we're hesitant to...
    jafetgx jafetgx 22-25, M Aug 20

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    I want to start a new life, begin again some where from scratch. I am tired of living in the same place, stuck with the same people who look down on me and never bother to...
    EyeOfLight EyeOfLight 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 25

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    What I hate about out money system is that we need money to actually survive. If you don't have money, you don't have food, or water, or a place to sleep in safety away from the...
    AliasTaylor AliasTaylor 18-21, F Aug 31

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    For years I have wanted to sack off society; it's broken, every part of modern life is dominated by money. I have written a lot of private stuff on my views and opinions of our...
    Wildfocus Wildfocus 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 1

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    I survived Hurricane Andrew back in 1992. I will never forget that summer I spent with my grandmother. I was at the Imperial at Brickell in downtown Miami FL, and was about 7 at...
    jt8md88 jt8md88 26-30, M Sep 3

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    Flagged? What Flagging? Being one not to shun away from controversy, I speak and write about matters that I have a passion for and care about. Political, economics, social...
    HardingP119 HardingP119 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    Last night I faced something I knew I would be facing a a soon to be single mom with no family near me. The ER.... by myself and all 4 kids. My son cut his foot and needed stitches...
    kitticat007 kitticat007 31-35, F Sep 5

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    On june 11 2014 my girlfriend and I were riding home after work around 10:30 pm on a hilly county road , coming up to the top of a hill i seen one set of headlights then another...
    blahbla43 blahbla43 31-35, M 6 days ago

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    I met him when I was a freshman in high school, he was a senior. After he graduated I'd run into him every so often when I would be grocery shopping with my parents or out and...
    kay5262 kay5262 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I will work better alone a group would just slow me down if a loved one or friend gets bit I'd have no problem putting them out of their misery I will do anything to survive
    Dynamite500 Dynamite500 18-21, M Aug 21

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    I always figured I was pretty normal growing up, after all how could I know what life was like for others. I knew I was sad a lot and did not know why I was so dang sad all the...
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    I don't. I think it's dumb how some people have ridiculous amounts of money and some people can't make over 5.50 an hour. But needing money to survive gives you something to work...
    pinkylo7 pinkylo7 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 31

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    As for additional findings regarding all this enormous deluged water activity to our west side lower states territories.. I strongly feel we need to keep in mind also regarding...
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    i am at a Point where i cannot plan ahead anymore. i mean i could but ii is useless. There are to many things i cannot influence anymore. so i try to survive every day, financially...
    Crown63 Crown63 51-55, M 2 days ago

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    Its a messy miracle. 12 step programs helped. And tax payers. Too sensitive to cruelty. And moronic reasons for it. Geared to see humans be creative. Humane...
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    We are not truly free. We live in a world full of restrictions and prohibitions. We pay to exist. How can one be truly happy living this way. Armed with this new found realisation...
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    I don't want to live my life in a holding pattern, neither good, nor bad... just existing. Barely holding on until the next trial lays me flat once more. I want to live my life...
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    I'm new here, created my account just to find people that can tell me what I need to know and have, in order for me to leave society. I'm sick and tired of the monetary system...
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    Life is too strange, ironic, and unfair. Life is strange because everything has a deeper meaning that we can't see, but it's always around us in every step we take. Life is ironic...
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    We change but life not because there is no individual life , thats wrong , life is internal the sum all humanlife which all together means life , so we die , not the life , maybe...
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