Can’t a man adopt the uncluttered lifestyle of the ancients without being persecuted? Yahoo! News writes:
A half-naked man living in a cave in a canyon outside El Paso, Texas, scared a group of hikers on Sunday when they say he jumped out of the cave and chased them away. One of the hikers returned to the cave and spoke with the man, capturing footage on his cellphone.
Residents of an apartment complex at the foot of McKelligon Canyon say the man has been living in the cave for about three years. “Normally, he’s like wandering around,” [said] one resident.
The cave dweller defended his right to live in the cave: “What is my crime? I’m sin-free in every city. I’m baptized and saved. [My detractors] need to worry about their own selves, to repent and help the community more.”