Only Dirty Hippies and Preppers Live Off the Grid
Eric’s last post about the email criticism we received of our lifestyle choice got me thinking about all the misconceptions out there about people who live off the grid. The person who sent him the rude email did not like seeing our “small and sad” life in the media. They hated that off-grid life would be associated with our “rudimentary” lifestyle. Obviously, this has nothing to do with us, but their own projections. Our life is intentional and in integrity with our beliefs.
One Facebook commentor on our last newsletter spoke to what I was feeling. She said, “Just bc your solar life is off-grid doesn't mean that one is not buying crud and crap and calling it real living, doesn't mean you've done your part. I get it that there's a fear in America of slimming down. Fear of not being able to buy expensive sport shoes and cars and clothes. I would trade so much stuff for $ independence…”
I couldn’t have said it better myself.
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