About one and a half years ago, on August 24th 2016, I took a big step. I cut up my drivers license, social security card, debit card and checks. I cancel my bank account, vowed not to take social security, and made the plan of never having a drivers license again. For me, this was a huge step forward. For others it would be considered a huge step backwards. Some people think of me as on a path of ultimate freedom, others think I’m an idiot. I understand both perspectives.
Earlier in 2017, I released a two minute video of the day I cut up these items. Since then I’ve intended to write a longer explanation of why, but it slipped by on my list of projects, videos, and blogs to write. Today I’m excited to finally share more with you. I am going to share my philosophy to a much deeper extent than a two minute video can do and answer most of the questions that have been posed over the last year on social media.