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Thousands of rich Russians gave up their wealth and moved to Siberia. Scared of mankind's dependence for money, they closed their accounts and chose living without currency, just like our ancestors used to.
There are hundreds of villages in Russia where people chose living without money, far away from what we call 'modern civilization'. One of these villages is called Aleksandrovka. A team of Romanian journalists spent several days with the former rich people, in the Aleksandrovka village.
Amish will not work for me as I plan to generate and use my own electricity. As for buying land, I am not aware of any place in the USA where you can actually OWN your land. Do you know of any such place where you are not actually leasing the land from the government?
Originally posted by Sahabi
reply to post by Rockdisjoint
There are many opportunities here in the U.S. to "get away" from modern society!
Join an Amish community, live in an extremely rural area, buy some farm land, or join one of the many natural communal living societies around.
There are many ways to live away from modern society in America. Your options are only as limited as what changes you are willing to make.