Addressing the Problem of Loneliness

So for the past six months I’ve been thinking about the problem of loneliness, which I wrote about in my previous post. I have come to realize that that post, while accurately portraying my perception of the problem for a few months and especially the last two weeks in Asheville, was not an accurate understanding […]

Updates on Jeremy’s Uncivilization

Hi, friends. For various reasons Jeremy no longer wants to post his story on the internet. He has deleted all his previous posts, so the Wild Will Project website will only be featuring my own story from now on. I’m still open to the possibility of publishing other’s stories, but after a little while I […]

Help Me Renew Our Website Hosting

NOTE: Our website hosting has been renewed. Thank you to all who helped.  Hi, Readers. It’s time for us to renew our website hosting plan — $38.88 — and because I don’t have any money, I’m hoping you enjoy the website enough to help me out. You can donate money through PayPal. Our deadline for […]

What is the sound of one billboard falling?

Source derived from original article Ed and I sat in a fire tower above Aztec Peak, a 7,748-foot-high mountain in Arizona’s Tonto National Forest. Slowly he stood up, grabbed a half-full carton of sour cream, walked outside the lookout tower, and heaved it far into the forest below. The container rested near the top of a tall […]

Transfiguration on Mount Shasta

Why, when we encounter something such as a beautiful work of art, or a stunning vista in nature; or hear the wind blowing through the boughs of a stand of tall trees, or waves crashing on the beach, do we experience awe and reverie of the beheld object that is felt deep within of our […]

It’s Everyone Else Who Is Homeless

Modern citizens often live their day to day lives on a single, connected piece of concrete with small islands of well-tended grass and trees and perhaps a few animals well-suited to the city, like deer, squirrels, and rats. The wilderness is obviously much different. Relationships with plants and animals are an intrinsic element of the […]

Taking Rewilding Seriously

Source: The Dark Mountain Project It is, it seems, our civilisation’s turn to experience the inrush of the savage and the unseen; our turn to be brought up short by contact with untamed reality. — Uncivilisation: The Dark Mountain Manifesto Wildness is the Focus Rewilding has become something of a fad. The internet and libraries are […]