I Don't Want To Grow Up: Life, Liberty, and Happiness. Without a Career. (Paperback)
America's bestselling author of Wilderness, The Gateway to the Soul and Nature's Silent Message offers a glimpse into his childhood of skateboarding, high school brawls, and early trials and tribulations with money and success. The scenery may be different, but the writing style is business as usual, with life lessons cruising a mile a minute in this insightful read about what it means to never grow up."What do you want to be when you grow up?" We've been asked this question over and over, practically since the day we could walk. Many of us have absolutely no idea. We never have and we never will. This bothers us terribly, and on a profound level. We feel useless, disconnected, scattered, unfocused. If we could just make up our minds-about something, about anything What if you didn't have to grow up? Society would like us to believe that to be happy, we need successful careers. But let's face it-we're not all meant to be doctors, lawyers, scientists, and accountants. Some are meant to be dreamers. The people on the fringes of society who don't necessarily subscribe to the modern version of the American Dream. Artists, adrenaline junkies, nomads, life seekers. Those who doubt conventional wisdom, question authority, and continually search for newer, better ways to live. The world needs freaks-now more than ever. Never before has there been such an opportunity to live the life of your dreams. Never before have there been so many ways to earn an income. Never before have there been so many ways to have fun What do you want to be...when you don't grow up?