You've never heard the expression "the trappings of life"? I take that as your mortgage, car payments, accumulated stuff, utility bills, debt, all the stuff that make us credit worthy entities in this world. The homeless are the free ones. As Janice Joplin sang "freedoms just another word for nothing left to lose". Seriously though, I am amazed that people don't understand the concept of liberty and freedom. I can agree also that one should learn to do something from 'scratch'. Ol' Dan'l Boone dug up wild ginger root when he needed quick money. Folks in Michigan go Morel mushroom hunting in the spring and make good money selling it to high end restaurants. But, you know...... the state will provide right??? why work.