That's something I find fascinating. Glenn, http://www.tosimplify.net/ had an article written about him on yahoo a while back and ran into the same thing, even though living in a small motorhome is not nearly as extreme as shunning money and living in a cave. Many of the commenters seemed to view him as being just a lazy homeless person living in a van.
Originally Posted by oldhat
I guess some people are so heavily invested in the American way of life of spend spend spend, buy buy buy, that when they read an article about someone who has chosen a different path they feel threatened or rejected or something.