n. Person opting out from mainstream life (see: default), pursuing happiness, fulfillment and sense of life through participation in self-organised intentional communities, outside of capitalist bubble.
v. Act of defecting from default.
“Look, there are as many walkaway philosophies as there are walkaways, but mine is, ‘the stories you tell come true.’ If you believe everyone is untrustworthy, you’ll build that into your systems so that even the best people have to act like the worst people to get anything done. If you assume people are okay, you live a much happier life.”
Cory Doctorow, Walkaway
“If you walked away from a toxic, negative, abusive, one-sided, dead-end low vibrational relationship or friendship — you won.”
“The chains that break you, are the chains that make you. And the chains that make you, are the chains you break.”