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cdubose wrote

I can't really answer your questions about how to live without US citizenship while remaining in the US (other than it would be stupid difficult, especially if you don't plan to drop out of society--and I mean completely drop out) but if you want some inspiration, I recently discovered that there have been Americans who renounced their citizenship without gaining another, although nearly all of them were already not living in the US or decided to stop living there. Exceptions to this are Garry Davis and Thomas Jolley. Check the green entries on this list for more details if you're curious.

In fact, the US is one of the very few states that allow people to do this; most places won't let you renounce your citizenship without another already lied up, but of course the US hasn't signed any of the UN conventions on reducing stateless peoples, so technically you can become stateless in the US even though the US State Dept highly discourages it. Also, while I don't agree with your stance on free will (at least not the way you've described it here) and I ultimately think renouncing your US citizenship would do far more harm to your personal situation than any good, I do commend your stance of not wanting to align yourself with the US. I certainly relate to that sentiment, but I also want to remind you that none of us asked to be US citizens, we just happen to be. Of course no one chooses where they are born, and the with exception of people who can successfully immigrate to and naturalize in a country of their choosing, no one deliberately chooses their citizenship status or alignment with any country, even outside the US, so don't make too much of your citizenship and let it feel like you aren't being consistent in your principles or whatever.