You live only once, so why to waste your all precious life soaking in dust & smoke! The world that we live in is run by capital and machines. Things that we like or unlike are churned day-in and day-out, and while we happily embrace most of them, others just become an unwanted addition of the environment that we live in. The best part here is; we all are contained at the end of the day; and why would anybody complain? We have machines to stuff food in our mouth and we have machines to wipe our arse too. But it’s a long story and I ain’t getting into it. For now let’s talk about something more relevant & wonderful that voices a cause. It’s the concept of ‘Living off the Grid’.
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True, why would anyone complain! We have machines to stuff food in our mouth and we have machines to wipe our arse too. But let’s not get into the effects and side-effect of development and pollution, it’s a long story. We will talk about it some other day. Today, let’s talk about something relevant, and wonderful that stands for a cause. It’s the concept of ‘Living off the Grid’.
Metro cities have become clogged everywhere. With each passing day the living space and breathing space is getting thinner and we, on the other hand, are only multiplying our woes. In this time of calamity, we have a universal shelter and a reliable guardian in nature that could bail us. Even the concept of living off the grid proposes the same. It’s been a preferred option among those who want to reduce their over-reliance on fossil fuel.
What is ”Living off the Grid”?
Going “off-grid” is becoming an increasingly popular choice for people looking to reduce their carbon footprint. The carbon footprint of a commodity is the amount of carbon emitted into the atmosphere by various means before it finally reaches us. Living off the grid proposes to decreases the carbon footprint and avoids our dependence on fossil fuels.
“The grid”, as we call, is a common name for the power grid; a linked system that supplies electricity to the masses. A typical house is connected to power, natural gas, water, and telephone/internet lines. Going off the grid means shunning these public utility & standing for the environment by living by the principle of a sustainable environment.
A large number of people in the USA have already started adopting this way of life and bank on Solar & Wind energy to meet their basic requirement. It’s gaining popularity worldwide and Europian countries like Denmark, Germany, and Greece have already adopted renewable energy as their primary source of energy. People have easily related with it and have acknowledged to its immediate impact on the environment.
It has also been noticed that living in the woods and tree houses have a significant impact on the environment, which also brings an added responsibility of looking after the greeneries you are living amongst. Therefore, if abiding the laws of nature is something you look forward to, then go “off the grid”.
It’s time you did something lest you died thinking!