It is incredible to me how seldom people in America consider sharing as a realistic option.Materialism is rampant, and, unfortunately, wastefulness is the result.Whatever we didn't eat went to feeding chickens, pigs and goats.The community tried to grow the majority of its own animal products, and we agreed to never buy factory farmed products because it is ridiculously unethical.He was the closest I've ever come to listening to someone with a messiah complex. I desperately needed to find like-minded people and to experience the togetherness I felt at Occupy again.
That was my way of dealing with this commune-typical situation.If you cannot deal with former partners living and dating in your house, you are not going to last long.Even when I was dating my ex `Styrofoam' (we encourage people to choose whichever name they like), we'd make out with people in front of each other. Each girl he was involved with was someone with whom I worked, lived and hung out. When I mention my previous lifestyle, people frequently ask me "Is it a cult?The highly publicized Charles Manson was practically the Cheney of hippies, a violent misogynist dressed in Wizard's clothing.Religious cult leader Jim Jones is infamous for giving his followers a poisonous beverage often referred to as "the Kool Aid." I can just imagine how my commune friends might react if they were offered the Jonestown concoction.