Leave Modern Mountain Hermits Alone

A lesson in respecting those sane enough to leave society

photo by Stefano Bazzoli on Unsplash

A local news story recently got very popular in China despite not really being news at all. Said story essentially went as such: a group of hikers in the mountains of Sichuan Province came across a secluded cave, and in the cave was a singular middle-aged man. He had a pretty good setup for a cave, too, with…



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J. W. Barlament

History, politics, religion and the rest. Told with nerve and without reserve.