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“We don’t revere our ascetics, and we dismiss the idea that money could be some kind of consensual delusion. For most of us, it’s as real as the next house payment. Suelo doesn’t take public assistance or use food stamps, but he does survive in part on our reality, the discarded surfeit of the money system that he denounces—a system, as it happens, that recently looked like it was headed for the cliff. ”
I’m more than a little fascinated by these types of stories. I think we all are. I think that there is something deep within us all that feels trapped by our dependence on the material world. In fact, all the worlds major religions have, at their center, stories of those who have given up material possessions to lead lives of hardship and poverty (Buddha, Jesus, Mohammed, etc.). Interesting that these are the people we hold in high esteem yet how far we live from the lives they chose.