i am a person who has been rejected by his family and has no ties to anyone in society. what would it take for someone like me to be a nomadic person and live only off of the land and what nature provides? growing, hunting, fishing, and making all of my own tools and other daily requirements. i would like to live completely on my own with no ties to society.
Well first, you would probably have to get off the internet but other than that, the main thing that comes to mind is "who's" land would you be living off? There is no legal requirement to have a job, a house, and live civilized. But, you cannot just take food, animals, etc., from other people's property. There are shelter's and such that provide for people who have nothing but to just hunt on another's property or pick berries and other vegetation from land that is not yours could land you in jail and, well...that would kind of be like having no job, home of your own, etc. Make sure you follow the laws of the land if you plan to live off the land.
Just be careful not to take what is not yours. Good Luck!
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Wow. That is a first for a legal question. Yes, you can live off the land if you are not trespassing on someone's land, which is hard these days because most land is owned by either individuals or the government. However, as with the John Krakauer book Into the Wild, where a college kid lived off and died off the land in Alaska, it is "possible" to do. Unusual request of attorneys. Most people just take off and become minimalists and abandon society.
It is completely legal to live off the land if you own the land, or have the consent of the landowner. Otherwise, it would not be legal to live off the land, since that normally would involve trespassing and theft. However, if you were to choose a place remote enough, and stay out of the way of other people, you might evade detection altogether. I might point out that the skills needed to survive in the wild are not commonly present in people who have grown up in society and have not spent a lot of time in the wild already. There are few people suited for that sort of life.
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