The thread is devoted too potentially life changing information for those of us interested in living off the grid. Due to the recession and the season of 2012 information regarding this is increasing very rapidly. Obviously this is where the power of the internet comes into play because no one is reporting this at your local news stations. People are obviously motivated towards living beyond the grid for a reason. It's time to put the current system of control in it's grave. To do so let us remind ourselves we have always had everything we need. If you are unsure about that statement, unfortunately the majority of this information may go way over your head. As native Earthlings we have always had everything we needed. And I am speaking about BC age here. Before Caucasians. Please feel free to add as much vital information to this thread as you can. Information that we can use to live off the grid and in a nutshell survive without feeding power hungry systems that use us as batteries. What do we need to live beyond the grid?