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01-02-18, 09:16 AM
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Views: 378,534
Posted By madnomad

Wow 12 years later it's interesting to look at my...

Wow 12 years later it's interesting to look at my old post and think about the way of life back then and the thousands of others who have posted since 2006 on this thread. Takes me back...
05-31-08, 08:28 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,266
Posted By madnomad

Bikes can be about as cheap as you want them. I...

Bikes can be about as cheap as you want them. I can find a cheap bike for 15 or 20 bucks, If it busts after a few months I just ditch it and get another when I need it. I won't spend any more than...
11-17-07, 03:43 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,707
Posted By madnomad

www.aspencore.org/images/pdf/OilShale.pdf ...

www.aspencore.org/images/pdf/OilShale.pdf

Yea it seems like a pipe dream to me, if they could get so much oil from it they would already have done so.
08-07-06, 07:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 666
Posted By madnomad

Bike theft technique

Yea my bike just got stolen. I had it locked to this bike rack, one of the triangular ones with the big metal bar. This time I had just locked it to the small triangular part, which I usually don't...
07-21-06, 09:24 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 7,488
Posted By madnomad

Recommended Books: Goatwalking by Jim...

Recommended Books:

Goatwalking by Jim Corbett
The Revolution of Everyday Life by Raoul Vaneigem
Lost in the Taiga by Vasily Peskov
No Surrender: My Thirty Year War by Hiroo Onoda
Killing Hope:...
02-21-06, 02:47 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,041
Posted By madnomad

I agree, I personally prefer riding and walking...

I agree, I personally prefer riding and walking on sand/rock/grass/dirt than paved roads. I think that paved roads always have been and always will be unsustainable, all they do is take away land...
02-17-06, 07:12 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 4,916
Posted By madnomad

-alright, I see no need to reply to the quote in...

-alright, I see no need to reply to the quote in light of this.
02-16-06, 02:41 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 4,916
Posted By madnomad

Haha, that's a good one. Never forget that your...

Haha, that's a good one. Never forget that your explanation is based on illusory assumptions. Science can't explain love no more than it can explain revenge, no more than it can explain instinct, no...
02-09-06, 12:43 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 4,916
Posted By madnomad

I refuse to date/marry/spend extended time with a...

I refuse to date/marry/spend extended time with a woman who requires expensive clothing and other image-oriented possessions, the material comforts and material security of a oil-heated house, a...
01-30-06, 10:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,210
Posted By madnomad

My post has selfish ends only because that is how...

My post has selfish ends only because that is how you perceive my motive for what I wrote. I won't waste my time in an attempt to convince you or anyone else otherwise, since every man/woman can...
01-28-06, 12:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,210
Posted By madnomad

Living car-free and living free from certain...

Living car-free and living free from certain items of modern technology in general has absolutely nothing to do with mathematics or science to me. Economics plays a part, but it's mostly about...
01-25-06, 02:16 PM
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Views: 378,534
Posted By madnomad

LOL, Thanks for the good laugh. Yea I have to...

LOL, Thanks for the good laugh. Yea I have to agree with you for the most part, although I have one female friend who has no need for excess material possessions and useless junk, but she is one of a...
01-08-06, 10:59 PM
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Views: 378,534
Posted By madnomad

Thank you vrkelly, I wish you the same :)

Thank you vrkelly, I wish you the same :)
01-08-06, 12:53 AM
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Views: 378,534
Posted By madnomad

As of right now, my possessions include: -...

As of right now, my possessions include:

- 35 Canadian dollars
- A few books and maps
- 6 sewing needles, a very small roll of black nylon thread, thimble
- A small tea tin filled with...
Forum: Commuting
06-09-05, 12:42 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 9,570
Posted By madnomad

LOL and your point is? I never said I used...

LOL and your point is? I never said I used stone-age technology exclusively to survive or that I hand-made every tool I use. Sure it would be nice and it is possible (more chance of success depending...
Forum: Commuting
06-08-05, 10:15 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 9,570
Posted By madnomad

Yes, those "convenience" things are necessary for...

Yes, those "convenience" things are necessary for human civilization, since modern civilized societies at this point in time require that all bow down to the consumption and production of superfluous...
Forum: Commuting
06-08-05, 09:24 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 9,570
Posted By madnomad

Not really. It's actually incredibly easy to...

Not really. It's actually incredibly easy to snare a rabbit (I learned the theory from a book and gained the practical experience by setting up snares in the countryside) when they are in a plentiful...
Forum: Commuting
06-08-05, 07:36 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 9,570
Posted By madnomad

It's one hypothetical example of many I could...

It's one hypothetical example of many I could have chosen. The other guy sounds like a hobo because he doesn't drive a car and spends time sleeping in the afternoon and doesn't need top of the line...
Forum: Commuting
06-08-05, 05:41 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 9,570
Posted By madnomad

Thank you, rs_woods. Anything necessary that...

Thank you, rs_woods. Anything necessary that can't be done in the time-frames and methods made possible by the motorcar (or airplane) can be done just as well through alternative means. Speed and...
Forum: Commuting
06-07-05, 03:12 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,363
Posted By madnomad

That's what I do on hot days as well and it's...

That's what I do on hot days as well and it's very enjoyable, I also wonder why more people don't adapt to their immediate environment. I see no point in biking for miles and miles during the heat of...
Forum: Commuting
06-04-05, 10:20 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 5,757
Posted By madnomad

Lol entertaining read, Eggplant Jeff. I also have...

Lol entertaining read, Eggplant Jeff. I also have read a lot of anthropology. As far as the basic needs go I largely agree with you in terms of hours spent in comparison to many civilized occupations...
Forum: Commuting
06-04-05, 03:02 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,450
Posted By madnomad

That sounds more like wishful thinking to me....

That sounds more like wishful thinking to me. Things don't usually work out the way they are planned when it comes to planning a future society or introducing a new highly efficient and complex...
Forum: Commuting
06-04-05, 01:53 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 5,757
Posted By madnomad

There is a difference between small-scale...

There is a difference between small-scale technology that a small group of people or small community can build, maintain, repair and use themselves without needing to rely on an impersonal third...
Forum: Commuting
06-04-05, 09:42 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 5,757
Posted By madnomad

I live in a northern climate, and I lived for 16...

I live in a northern climate, and I lived for 16 years in the Saskatchewan countryside (and if you don't think the winters get cold here, you should come and experience the winter wind for yourself)...
Forum: Commuting
06-04-05, 09:06 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 5,757
Posted By madnomad

I was referring to travelling with pack animals,...

I was referring to travelling with pack animals, always keeping them on the move , free range. Not keeping them on small fenced property or the like. This largely applies to wildland and countryside...
Forum: Commuting
06-03-05, 01:06 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 5,757
Posted By madnomad

I agree! I will never own a motorized burden :)...

I agree! I will never own a motorized burden :) On the other hand, those who need to haul lots of stuff around or who make excuses about the need for a car, I would suggest using a horse and buggy or...
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