The Riddle of Modern Day Hermits?

An interesting post on hermits appears on Sociological Imagination:

The riddle of modern day hermits

February 5, 2013 by Milena Kremakova

Every now and then, people who have rejected society get caught under its radar and their solitary lives make it into newspapers. Three recent stories in the papers talked about such contemporary recluses living simple (or, rather, very difficult) lives away from humanity and close to nature. The unimaginable lives of modern-day hermits hold many people’s minds in a grip of fascination. Millions of websites with examples and tips come up if you search for “living a simple life” or similar on the Internet.


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