I often have days when I long for the simple life, living off the grid and without the worries of annoying neighbours or which program to watch on television because there are just too many choices. First world problems, yes, I hear ya!
Ben Cash (Viggo Mortensen) take this to a whole other level. He has been living in the wilderness with his brood of six children for ten years. In between teaching them survival skills such as rock climbing, hand-to-hand combat, hunting and farming, he is also teaching them philosophy, politics and literature. He believes in non-conformance, so much so that the kids all have unique names that he and his wife made up. Continue reading