"Price is part of a long tradition of eschewing the American dream of a
house with a white-picket fence, from 1920s hobos to 1960s hippies.
Nowadays, groups going back-to-basics are just as diverse, such as
live-off-the-land types like Price, punky street kids, and
twentysomethings living in modest group homes known as intentional
communities. But they all have something in common: They’ve chosen
Some, like Price, have lived this way for decades. For
others, it’s a decision spurred by the recession and its exposure of
economic precarity. Either way, it’s often a political choice, one that
questions a consumerist, deeply stratified society."
I don't know. I like hot showers. It's nice having a steady, predictable income too. But hey, it's good to know there are alternatives to the rat race, eh?