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Why The American Dream Is Not Available For You – Unless …

The Origin Of The American Dream. 

The American Dream, as a concept, was founded on a notion, as an aspiration or reward, in the spirit of the Declaration Of Independence by virtue of a very clear, but simple, statement of fact first laid out in 1776. 

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.

However, the explicit word combination of "The American Dream", as an actual, referential, phrase with any related meaning, did not appear, in any current day recognizable form, until well into the early years of the Industrial Revolution.

The American Dream: Freedom Of Opportunity

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The Origin Of The American Dream. 

The American Dream was founded as a notion, an aspiration or reward, in the spirit of the Declaration Of Independence by virtue of a very clear, but simple, statement of fact first laid out in 1776. 

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.
The American Dream: Freedom Of Opportunity

Photo by Tom Coe on Unsplash.
Caption by Article Author

However, the actual phrase, in any current day recognizable form, did not appear until well into the early days of the Industrial Revolution.

But, why does any of this matter to you?

Well, if you've set out to achieve The American Dream for yourself by following the guidance typically offered by well-meaning, but misguided, parents, friends, school-counselors and society, then it should matter. Here's why ...

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How To Make Money To Live Life On Your Own Terms!

The Key To Living Life On Your Own Terms.

The key to being able to reliably live life on your own terms, with comfort and ease, is to escape "The System": You have to get off "The Grid"* to Gain Radical Independence Directly (GRID) for yourself! (See * below for my definition; what I mean by get off "The Grid" and live off "The Grid".) 

This simply means, you have to be living your life in a way that is free of having any dependence on any of the things you need for a safe, comfortable life that could affect your welfare and safety but over which things you typically, conventionally, have no control. Things such as your Income, Shelter, Food and Electricity: You have to be in control of these things to protect your welfare and safeguard your well-being!

make money off the grid: Cash In The Bank

Cash In The Bank

But, to have that kind of control, this means that you have to escape "The System"! You have to be living off "The Grid"*! In particular, you have to get out from depending on the 9-5 Jobs Market for your source of Income. But, how are you going to do that? Do you know how to do that? 

This article deals specifically with alternate options for making money and handling the challenge of creating Income outside of relying on the typical 9-5 Jobs Market that exists within "The System"! So, keep reading to find the solution that could work for you ...

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Do You Need Money To Live Off The Grid?

Why Do You Need Money To Live Off The Grid?

Freedom comes from escaping "The System" and getting into Living Off-The-Grid*! There are four basic freedoms: Purpose, Time, People and Location! Helping you to achieve these freedoms is what "How To Live Off The Grid Now™", is all about!

In summary, to live your life on your own terms with comfort and ease and enjoy having the four freedoms - being able to do what you want, when you want, with whom you want and where you want - you really do have to have a ready source of money and be Living Off-The-Grid!*

Make Money And Live Life: Wheres-the-money: Income and Savings graphic

Income and Savings

a) If you don't have a ready source of money, you wont enjoy any comfort and you will certainly not be at lasting ease. It takes money to get into Living Off-The-Grid and establish the self-sufficient, self-reliant lifestyle!

b) If you don't Live Off-The-Grid*, you are never really going to get to enjoy having the four freedoms. The conventional way of modern, 9-5 Job type life is like a trap: It's an unsustainable, unfulfilling, continual drain on all of your resources; not just your money.

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Freedom! What Is That?

The Foundation Of Our Freedom:

Here in the United States, we talk a lot about freedom and being a free nation. In terms relative to other countries, that is largely true thanks to our Constitution.

For example, we are blessed to have the right to freedom of speech and to elect our leaders from a local through State to Federal level. We have the Constitutional Rule Of Law. But, do we really have freedom on a personal level? Are you doing the things that you love and that bring you joy?

What, exactly, do I mean by personal level freedom? What kind of freedom is that? Freedom from what? And how do you get, and enjoy having, this freedom? And, if you are you not doing the things that you love and that bring you joy, why not?

Freedom: Statue Of Liberty

Statue Of Liberty - Freedom

"How To Live Off The Grid Now" is ultimately about creating and enjoying a level of personal freedom for yourself and your family! It's about living a healthier, less-stressful, more rewarding life. It's about getting to do the things that you love and that bring you joy! Stay with me here as I show you what I mean by all this. Then, let me know in the Comments below what Freedom means to you and what you think about all this.

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Take Back Control Over Your Life

Do You Want To Take Back Control Over Your Life?

Let's start by asking, do you want to take back control over your life? Do you want the Freedom to live life on your own terms?

Seems rhetorical doesn't it? Who wouldn't want control over how they live their life and yet many are living lives of quiet desperation, unaware of the possibilities for them to make a change? Even unaware of why they feel so stressed, so unhappy, unhealthy, dissatisfied and disillusioned with their life. 

Take Back Control Over Your Life: Traffic-Jam Daily Commute

Classic Commuter Nightmare. Toxic Fumes, Stress, Time And Money Loss.

Does this ring true for you? Do you even realize that you have no control over your own life if you live within "the system"? Do you realize how vulnerable you are if you live within "the system"? How will you survive if "the system" fails? This is about getting to that Freedom to live life on your own terms. Are you ready?

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Tax Cuts = Jobs Creation Is Fake News

FAKE NEWS Is Fire And Fury Alternative Facts:​​​​

TAX CUTS, JOBS, JOBS CREATION, TRICKLE DOWN? These benefits, as claimed by the GOP, are all deliberate FAKE NEWS. Fire and Fury rhetoric! Alternative facts to reality.

Tax Cuts for the middle class! Jobs creation as a result of tax cuts!! Trickle-down benefits to the economy!!! This tax package will stimulate GDP Growth to eliminate the deficit!!!! This plan will pay for itself!!!!! Oh really? Not likely! Maybe it's time to ask how to get out of the system and go live off the grid?

tax cuts, jobs creation, tax cuts and jobs act, live off the grid: Image of MAD-Magazine Cover 541

Another Issue Of MAD-Magazine - cc MAD Magazine #541

It's actually, sadly, all nonsense! Trump Fire and Fury rhetoric; GOP Pipe dreams made real! All completely MAD; deliberately misleading, snake-oil statements. If you believe any of it, then I've got an equally wonderful, mythical, bridge and I'd like to sell it you! But, if you know it's really nonsense and are looking for a solution, I've got that for real here.

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Going Off The Grid – You Need To Know

11 Things To Know Before Going Off The Grid

An Introduction To The 11 Things To Know:

This is a guide intended only to give you a general informational overview of the 11 most fundamental things you would need to know before going off the grid.

It is a curation of "words-of-wisdom" gathered from the experiences of those who have taken the step of creating their own off-the-grid lifestyle.

going off the grid: Fertile Homesteading Land

Fertile Land

It is relatively easy to go off the grid by simply cutting your connection to the power grid. But, it is very complicated to go completely off the grid to self-sufficiency. It is also very easy to underestimate what is involved in creating the off the grid self-sufficient lifestyle.

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Get Off The Grid Checklist

What It Takes To Get Off The Grid:

Get Off The Grid? Live off the grid? What does it take? That depends!

By "get off the grid" I mean so much more than just cutting the umbilical chord to the power grid for your  source of electricity. It should go without saying that you will want to do that but you can also do so much more than that. It all depends on just how far you want to go, and can go, to have freedom from dependence on outside, vulnerable, resources.

get off the grid: Log Cabin In The Woods photo

For example, do you want freedom from having to eat GMO modified and generally mass-processed Super-Market food products? Then you will need to grow your own vegetables and possibly chickens as well. You could do that to meet your own food needs and even grow enough to create a source of income.

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Creating The Off-The-Grid Self-Reliant Lifestyle

What is the off-the-grid, self-reliant, lifestyle?

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"Creating A Modern Day Off-The-Grid Self-Reliant Lifestyle"

The "off-the-grid, self-reliant, lifestyle" label, in the context of this web-site and discussion, means so much more than just living a lifestyle in a home that is simply disconnected from the power grid and nothing more than that - the original definition of being "off-the-grid". This label also now means much more than a life lived in some remote boondocks location, even though modern usage of the term "off-the-grid" has now come to mean even that in the broadest sense of its use.

But here I am talking about living your life in a way that is essentially self-reliant and, ultimately, also self-sustaining: Looking at creating a lifestyle that is technically fully off-the-grid in every respect. This means having a lifestyle that is completely free of dependence on any form of public services. 

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How To Live Off The Grid Now – Benefits of Subscribing

HOW TO LIVE OFF THE GRID NOW™

How To Live Off The Grid Now™ – “Now” meaning by today’s modern standards of comfort and convenience? That is the question! How do you do that?

Have You Been Searching For How To Live Off The Grid Info?

Have you been searching the web to find practical, unambiguous, helpful answers to your questions about how to live off the grid or how to get off the grid?

Have you been looking for useful, clear, information about how to live off the grid or how to get off the grid?

Do you know what it would actually take to live off the grid?

Are you curious about how to get off the grid to free yourself from dependence on the national power grid for electricity, from dependence on the modern-day mass-produced, processed food supply-chain for healthy food, from dependence on tedious commutes to boring 9-5 jobs that could go away in a heartbeat leaving you without income?

Have you been looking for answers to the question of how to take back control over your own life and help protect yourself from failures in the system? Are you living the life you dreamed of living?

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