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Originally posted by Tasmanaut
reply to post by rwfresh
I appreciate the advice I'm getting to pack up my things and hit the road with a guitar, but I really can't stress enough how poor I am, the little money I manage to save quite well, I may have enough money for a ticket to Sydney to go to Byron bay if i saved for half a year, but to arrive with no money or possessions and live on the street, someone like me simply couldn't hack. I've considered wondering off into the wilderness or down the south of the island to see what I can see... I can't stress enough how oblivious the average person is down here, how narrow minded they are with their world view. Those that aren't are privileged enough to attend university where they receive a bloated sense of themselves and look down on others... Yes I am generalizing, but the people here are oh so predictable. I went to university myself for a while, realized it was the wrong direction and am now nearly 3 grand in debt... Again, this place is beautiful and there are lovely people, but take a stroll through town any given day of the week, go to a pub or a sporting event, take a look at the masses and then you'll have some idea of what I'm on about. I'm really not good at putting myself out there (job interviews, etc), nor do I believe that I should have to be. An economic collapse is coming anyway, a great leveler. I feel that then I will have more to offer
I don't particularly want anything more from life other than the freedom to live the way I want to, which is gradually being taken from us all. The old dream was a little house with a family and a wife, a garden to live in happily ever after. I've now lost all desire for women, families or houses, possessions or success. I don't wish to be a 'rock star' or a celebrity musician. All I wanted to play a little show in a pub for people who would appreciate it, and now that too is being taken away. Hey, when the SHTF and you all start migrating here, you can help me fix this place.edit on 15-2-2012 by Tasmanaut because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by rwfresh
You don't need money. Your main obstacle is fear. Fear of starving, fear of violence, fear of the unknown.. fear of failure. There are ferries from Taz to mainland for about 100-200 dollars. Go down to the docks and you will probably find a ride for free. Dude i PROMISE you that once you make the decision to leave that mindset the world you will discover will BLOW your mind. And it doesn't matter what i or anyone else tells you the world is.. But i can tell, just by your own expression, you are in for a wonderful eye-opening experience by simply walking towards where you want to go. Yeah it may seem difficult but you will not convince anyone it is impossible. Some people reading this would give their LIFE to be in your position. No job, no wife or kids.. NO responsibility. Go Go Go. What do you need money for? for what? Are you worried you will starve? hahah My brother lived on the streets here in -30 weather for 6 months and GAINED 15 pounds. It's all in your head. Believe me there are people right outside your doorstep experiencing a level of freedom you can only fantasize about. And it has nothing to do with money or politics, the NWO or rebellion or fighting.
I'm completely fed up, I've become detached and isolated from all but 3 of my friends, I've lost the ability to interact with people in a way that isn't extreme or laughed at. I sit, powerless, watching the world slowly crumble and burn, from the very bottom, sheltered away, unable to join the revolution, unable to start one. My gift is in seeing the truth, my curse is the inability to communicate it.