Solitude Is Not Sickness

Michael Ken
5 min readNov 20, 2023

When some people hear about where I live, I’m always a little surprised at the comments they make about my living in an isolated fashion. Their underlying belief is clear: isolation is unhealthy.

Human beings are social animals, and most every great thing we have produced resulted from collaboration. One person cannot save the world, no matter how much we like the hero archetype. It is undeniable that social interaction…

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Michael Ken

My journal about life in the woods. Visit intothewoods.blog to see my complete journal, photographs, and articles.